5th Annual WWI Weekend Governors Island Sept. 12-13

Camp Doughboy 2019. Photo: Alex Rosenberg.
World War I will be remembered with two days of activities, ceremonies, education, and living history on Governors Island National Monument, September 12 & 13, 2020. “Camp Doughboy” will bring together WWI reenactors, vintage vehicles, exhibitions of equipment, uniforms, and weapons. This is the Fifth Annual WWI Weekend, sponsored by the East Coast Doughboys and the WWI Historical Association – Eastern Chapter.

More details are forthcoming about overnight camping, registration, and schedule.

Ferries are available from Brooklyn and Manhattan every half hour. Ferry schedule.

The events are held on the Parade Ground of Governors Island National Monument, a 22-acre park managed by the U.S. National Park Service.

See photos from 2019 here and here.