The Great War Remembered: WWI

The Great War Remembered: World War I

April 23-24, 2016

 

Living historians encamp on the grounds, demonstrating daily life on the Western Front. Weapons, uniforms, and equipment of the era are on display at the encampment, with re-enactors and volunteers to educate the public on the functions of these objects. Several lectures also take place over the weekend in our museum theater. 

 

 Daily Lecture Topics
 
 Saturday, April 23:
10:30: The Stories I’ll Tell When I Get Home: The Service of WWI Nurses
1:00: Tanks & Combined Arms - A Revolution in Ground Warfare
2:30: GAS! GAS! GAS! The Terrible Weapon of World War One
 
 Sunday, April 24:
1:00: Life on the Western Front in Film
A narrated showing of the U.S. Army Signal Corps movie, America Goes Over (1918).

 

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