On behalf of the Executive Committee, I bring good news: the Wentworth Military Academy Museum is now DEBT FREE!
It's been three years and four months since our beloved Academy had its final formation. I remember all-too-well the meeting of alumni that took place in the Mess Hall following final parade. When the idea of starting a Museum to honor Wentworth and preserve its legacy was broached, there were many who thought it couldn’t be done. Well, I am pleased to report that not only has it been done, but it is here to stay! Read More
We trust you and your loved ones are safe and doing well during these continued trying times. COVID-19 continues to impact all of us and our daily lives. While we have suspended all non-essential spending, the Museum can no longer put off some expenses that must be immediately remedied. We have held off on asking for assistance for these repairs as long as we could, but the roof situation will not allow us to delay any further. Read More
Since the inception of the Wentworth Military Academy Museum (“Museum”), one of the constant questions we have received has concerned our long-term viability. This singular issue has been an impediment not only to some of our fundraising efforts, but also to the overall long-term confidence level of our endeavor to preserve and protect the 137-year legacy of Wentworth Military Academy. In other words, “what will happen when there are no more Old Boys to donate and keep the doors of the Museum open?” I am pleased to report that question has now been answered. Read More
On behalf of the Wentworth Military Academy Museum and its Museum Members, we join the many former staff, faculty and alumni of Wentworth Military Academy in mourning the passing of former WMA Superintendent, coach, alumnus, and staff member, Lieutenant Colonel John Edwards. Read More
The Wentworth Military Academy Museum has launched its campaign to build the Wentworth Park. Located on nearly an acre of land behind the Museum in Lexington, Missouri, this park will be unlike anything in the Lexington region and is being carefully designed to showcase not only Wentworth’s rich history, but also our quickly approaching 150-year partnership with Lexington. Read More