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10/26/2017 - Making Sense of World War I, a First Thursday Presentation

Program Information:
Nona Miller, Curator of Education
(785) 309-5776 (day)

General Information:
Susan Hawksworth, Director
(785) 309-5776 (day) or (785) 825-6306 (evening)

Making Sense of World War I

Event Title:    Making Sense of World War I, a First Thursday Presentation
Date:               November 2, 2017
Time:               5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location:         Smoky Hill Museum, 211 W. Iron, Salina, KS 67401
Admission:      Free

Making Sense of World War I

It’s been over 100 years since the first American doughboys set foot in Europe to join the raging conflict known as World War I. The war had such an amazing and long-lasting impact on our lives and the globe itself, that it’s worth taking the time to understand its beginnings. Join Doran Cart as he explores what the world looked like in the early 20th century, the beginnings of the war, and how it came to be a world war. Learn why America got involved, and why it waited until 1917 to do so. Cart is the Senior Curator for the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City.

This free presentation is offered at the Smoky Hill Museum on Thursday, November 2, from 5:30-6:30 pm.

The Smoky Hill Museum is a nationally accredited history museum, in the heart of downtown Salina, Kansas. This FREE museum is open Tuesday-Friday 12-6 and Saturday 10-5. Also, be sure to stop by the Museum Store for a wide variety of regional and Kansas products, local artwork and gifts for all ages.