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WWI Memorial Day Celebration

Monday, May 28, 10:00am5:00pm
Virginia Museum of History & Culture

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Spend your Memorial Day with us, celebrating those who serve. Enjoy a day of free family-friendly activities, where you can:

  • Meet President Woodrow Wilson and General John J. Pershing, as historical reenactors bring them to life and give a glimpse into the World War I era

  • See President Woodrow Wilson’s 1919 Pierce-Arrow Series 51 limousine, a classic example of an early US automobile, on loan from The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum

  • Commemorate the 3,700 Virginians who made the ultimate sacrifice during WWI with a moving ceremony at 1:00 pm, featuring musical performances by the 392nd Army Band’s Brass Quintet

  • Participate in hands-on activities that show you how all Virginians did their part during the Great War

All Memorial Day activities are free and open to the public, no ticket required. We hope to see you there!

Thanks to Our WWI Partners:

  The Genan Foundation
  Shelton H. Short, Jr. Trust in memory of Shelton and Jean Short
  James C. Wheat III
  Kiwi and Landon Hilliard


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