WWI immigrant soldiers topic of historian
“A New Yorker Enlists in the First World War” is the subject of a re-enactment by Historian Glenn Lunde on
Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m., at the Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water St., Granville.
Lunde offers an inside look at the experience of immigrants to America
who also chose to serve their country during World War I.
This event is fun for all ages, free, and open to the public.
This re-enactment has been made possible through a WWI Centennial grant sponsored by the Library of America and the Gilder Lehrmen Institute of American History.
For directions, visit http://www.slatevalleymuseum.org/directions.html/. Phone, (518) 642-1417.
The Slate Valley Museum celebrates the history and culture of the quarrying community that was established along the New York-Vermont border in the 1800s. Many of the Slate Valley quarries are still in operation, producing most of the colored roofing slate sold throughout the United States today.
The Slate Valley Museum is open year-round: Tuesday through Friday: 1 to 5 p.m.;
Saturday: 10 a.m.to 4 p.m.
Closed Sunday and Monday.
Gloria MazurePost Author
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