A ceremony and remarks will be held in Mitchel Park to unveil the restored Washington Heights and Inwood War Memorial on November 7. This monument of three Doughboys was damaged by vandals and has been restored. There are memorial plaques … Read the rest “Upper Manhattan Memorial Rededication Nov. 7”
On September 28 New York welcomed back a long-lost sculpture to the Bronx. For more than 40 years a Doughboy memorial from 1923 had been kept in storage, after vandalism in the 1970s had caused its removal. It was restored … Read the rest “Honors at Highbridge Doughboy Rededication”
Reenactors and living historians are invited to Dutchess County’s “Year of the Veteran” parade, Sunday, 30 September 2018, 1:00-4:00pm.
The parade will begin at (approximately) 22 Market Street Poughkeepsie NY 12601. The start is 1:00; meetup in uniform at 12:45.… Read the rest “Year of the Veteran Parade Poughkeepsie Sept 30”
New York City has 16 Doughboy sculptures but one has been hidden in storage for more than 40 years, after being severely damaged by vandals. Today the 1923 memorial to men who served from the Highbridge neighborhood of the Bronx … Read the rest “Rededication Doughboy Statue by Yankee Stadium Sept 28”
Sunday, October 7 at 11 AM – 4 PM, the Samuel H. Young American Legion Post 620 is holding a ceremony to honor the memory of the post’s namesake to mark the centennial of his death in France. The post … Read the rest “Legion Centennial Day in the Bronx October 7”
The John M. Perry American Legion Post #1044 is holding a ceremony July 28 to honor the memory of the post’s namesake on the centennial of his death near Belleau, France. The post is inviting reenactors to participate in the … Read the rest “July 28 Legion Centennial Day Rockland County”
The centennial of World War I will be recalled with a living history day inside the landmarked New York Transit Museum with classic wooden cars that were on the tracks when the Doughboys fought in WWI. Come see living history, … Read the rest “WWI Day NY Transit Museum October 21”
The East Coast Doughboys are invited to the Ninth Annual In Flanders Fields Memorial. The ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 24th at 10:00 AM at the Clinton War Memorial at DeWitt Clinton Park on the corner of 52nd … Read the rest “In Flanders Field Memorial on May 24”
On Tuesday, April 10th Orange County Historian Johanna Yaun will be hosting a special behind-the-scenes tour of the West Point Museum’s World War I collections with arms curator Les Jensen.
The tour will take place at 4:00 PM. Afterwards … Read the rest “West Point Tour & Talk on April 10”