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World War One Symposium

February 3 - March 10

Saturday, March 10, 2018: Long Island and the Great War: A Symposium – 8:30 am – 4:00 pm: Continuing our commemoration of the centennial of WWI, the SCHS is pleased to announce a symposium on the Long Island experience during the war featuring a group of distinguished First World War researchers and authorities:
 Libby O’Connell – Feeding the Fight: Food, Propaganda, and WWI
 James McKenna – Camp Mills in Mineola
 David Clemens and Suzanne Johnson – Camp Upton
 Laura Cinturati – Divided Between Pride and Anxiety: The Roosevelt Family and the Great War
 Bert Cunningham – New York’s Fighting 69th and the World War
The symposium will conclude with a curator’s tour of the SCHS’s acclaimed exhibition “Over Here, Over There: Long Island and the Great War.” Join us for a day of informative presentations and discussions on the Long Island involvement in the transformative cataclysm of the twentieth century. Cost is $25 per person. Includes morning refreshments and light lunch. RSVP Required: 631-727-2881 x100

Details

Start:
February 3
End:
March 10
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Website:
http://www.SuffolkCountyHistoricalSociety.org

Venue

Suffolk County Historical Society
300 W Main St
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
Phone:
(631) 727-2881

Organizer

Suffolk County Historical Society
Phone:
631-727-2881
Email:
wannibell@schs-museum.org
Website:
www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org