David Watts, Jr.

Photographer - Filmmaker - Historian

CF-AHM American Heritage Museum

Opened to the public in May 2019, the American Heritage Museum presents an extensive range of historical artifacts, including some rare examples of tanks and other armored vehicles covering the period from 1918 to the present. The bulk of the armor items came from the extensive collection of the late Jacques Littlefield.

(Above, left and right)  Visitors view a film about the M1A1 Abrams main battle tank, nicknamed by the crew Spawn, and the extraordinary US Marine Corps crew that served in her in Iraq in 2006. At the AHM's opening, two of the crew were on hand ... (l to r) Nick Johns (loader) and Nathan hall (driver).

(Above, left and right)  Visitors view a film about the M1A1 Abrams main battle tank, nicknamed by the crew Spawn, and the extraordinary US Marine Corps crew that served in her in Iraq in 2006. At the AHM's opening, two of the crew were on hand ... (l to r) Nick Johns (loader) and Nathan hall (driver).

The cadre of volunteers that helped make the exhibits in the American Heritage Museum possible. Many have continued since as docents to answer questions and provide additional information on the exhibits within the museum each day that it is open. Standing to the far right is Collings Foundation co-founder Bob Collings.