Some of the programs the society offers are: Monthly lecture series with guest speakers • Museum tours • Walking tours of historic New Castle • Lawrence County Trivia Competition • Sports Hall of Fame • Fireworks exhibits • Ice cream social • Membership & Friends Dinner • Haunted History Walking Tour • Mistletoe Magic • Open House with Santa
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“Over There” – An Overview of WWI
November 11, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Join us this Veterans Day, November 11 at 7 pm
One hundred years ago, in 1915 this war became what was known as “a total war.” Originally, November 11 was a celebration of Armistice Day 1917, the end of WWI. While some countries still call the holiday Armistice Day, others call it Veterans Day or Remembrance Day.
- an overview of the circumstances which lead to World War I
- rationale for how America got into the war
- information about the military
- the results and ramifications of the war
King, a retired history teacher, is an expert on military and wars and a collector of war memorabilia. He is a member of the Society and a frequent presenter there and elsewhere. His presentations are enthusiastic, engaging and entertaining as well as providing a wealth of information.
The program is free and open to the public.
For more information, call the society at 724-658-4022.