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"Impact of the Great War" symposium

Sat, Jan 21, 2017 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

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  • Min. Price: $20.00, Max Price: $35.00

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Phone: (815) 397-9112

Featuring three speakers who will review the history of World War I and how it changed the lives of Americans. Josh Fulton will discuss the how the war set the stage for modern events and the war on terrorism. Dr. Christopher McDonald will share his research into the Illinois regiments that fought in the war and its lasting impact on veterans. Terry Dyer, a local historian, will relate the Camp Grant story and its tragic role in the influenza epidemic of 1918.

Registration required by Jan. 18. Cost, includes lunch: $35, adults; $25, museum members; $20, students. To register:

6799 Guilford Road
Rockford, IL 61107