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Washington County and the Great War

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Date
May 6, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Location:
Miller House Museum
135 W. Washington St.
Hagerstown, MD 21740
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Phone:
301.797.8782
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Cost:
$5

One hundred years ago, in 1917, the United States entered into the First
World War. Called "The Great War" at the time, people thought it was the war
to end all wars. New technologies and innovations completely changed the face
of warfare and ushered in a new era of culture and thinking.

Learn about the daily life of Washington County citizens at home and abroad
during the years of World War I. See how people on the home front contributed
to the war effort, and get a chance to "plant" your own Victory Garden.
Discover the stories of the men and women who served as soldiers, doctors and
nurses overseas through their uniforms, letters and photographs. And see how
the massive Spanish Influenza outbreak of 1918 struck the people of
Washington County.

Discover for yourself the stories and sagas of Washington County in the Great
War, running May 6th - June 30th, 2017!