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
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
We had 10,000 come to see us at Governors Island National Monument for the 3rd annual WWI History Weekend, held Sept. 15-16, 2018. Among the highlights was Alan Crane bringing his 1918 replica Army field kitchen. All photos by Alex … Read the rest
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
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
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
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
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