Jamestown Historical Society

Library Exhibit – Veteran’s Day 2018

This Veterans Day is the 100th anniversary of the end of the armed conflict now known as World War I but known at the time as the Great War.  The JHS library exhibit,  Armistice Day, November 11, 1918: Remembering World War I , honors the Jamestowners who served in “The War to End All Wars.”

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