Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge's annual Dragonfly Festival is Saturday, September 8th, this year. The Refuge provides various FREE Guided Tours, Events-including films and guest speakers, and hands-on Activities for all ages! The entire family is invited, with a variety of crafts and activities designed just for the kids.
(The Roswell Museum and Art Center maintains an exhibit which includes a recreation of Goddard's rocketry development workshop.) Roswell was a location of military importance from 1941 to 1967. In 1967, the Walker Air Force Base was decommissioned.
Roswell German Iron Cross and POW/MIA Park During World War II a prisoner of war camp was located just outside Roswell, New Mexico; the camp house over 4800 German POWs. During the war they worked in farm fields mostly but a group of 50 worked for a time in the town of Roswell on a flood control project on the banks of the Spring River laying rock.
In celebration of RAiR’s 50th anniversary, this exhibition invites alumni of the program to share their recent art with the Roswell community. With more than 170 participants submitting new work, this show will occupy most of the Museum’s galleries, emphasizing the grant’s impressive scope.
The Bert Murphy Family Splash Pad The Bert Murphy Family Splash Pad is an aquatic recreation area for children and adults to cool of during the hot summer days. Surrounded by Poe Corn Park, it is the perfect place to plan a day full of fun for the whole family.
Welcome to the Walker Aviation Museum web page. Here, you will find historical information about the base and the men and women that served our country from this base. Roswell Army Air Field and Walker Air Force Base was home to the Strategic Air Command’s strongest fighting force.