WWI Commemoration

April 8, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Museum Village
1010 New York 17M
Monroe, NY 10950
WWI Commemoration @ Museum Village | Monroe | New York | United States

Join Museum Village as we once again pay tribute to the many men who fought in this Great War and the lives lost. There will be various demonstrations of military life and equipment. You will be able to witness several re-enactors representing this very noteworthy time period in our history.

Kevin Fitzpatrick – Book signing all day
Kevin has written and edited seven books with ties to New York history including “World War I New York: A Guide to the City’s Enduring Ties to the Great War”.

Vivian Davis – Women in the War
Bronx County Historical Society educator will talk about women’s civilian and paramilitary roles during the Great War and discuss how their contributions paved the way to their own victory at the polls and beyond.

John Van Vliet – Evolution of Chemical Warfare
Very informative and interesting talk on chemical warfare during the war.

Peter Tragni – Display of NY 27th Division Items
A collector of over 20 years with many unusual and rare items including a Newburgh medal.

Robert Jacobs – 1918 Dodge
This is one of only three remaining vehicles (weather depending).

Girl Scout Troops 202 and 640 will be selling girl scout cookies.
This year is the centennial of Girl Scout cookie sales.

Adults – $12.00; Seniors – $10.00; Children (4-12) – $8.00. Children under 4 and Veterans Free.

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