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Lest We Forget: Remembering Washington County in WWI
April 7, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm$15
Presented in partnership with The Castle.
Reserve tickets onlineTickets $15, general admission.
A concert commemorating the centennial of WWI
With musical performances by:
- Marietta College Wind Ensemble & Marietta College Choirs
- The Wayfarers
- Barefoot McCoy
- Square Thirteen
- Dan Heidt Music
- Anthony Mossburg
- Shawna Corder
In April 1917 Congress declared the US was at war. The First World War stands as a forgotten time in American history. On Marietta’s Founders Day, “Lest We Forget” will remember Washington County’s involvement in this conflict with an evening of WWI era music by talented regional musicians and renowned speakers at People’s Bank Theatre. Join us as we reflect and honor the memory of Washington County’s men and women 100 years later.
Featured speakers include:
– Dr. Paul Lockhart, Author & Historian – Wright State University
– Sgt. First Class Joshua Mann, Historian – Ohio National Guard
– Becki Trivison, Program Coordinator, Local History & World War One Commemoration – Ohio History Connection
– Dr. Matthew Young, Historian – Marietta College
– and more…