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WWI’s 100th Anniversary
January 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
April 6, 1917, the United States officially entered World War I under the command of Maj. Gen. John J. Pershing. This global conflict claimed 116,516 American lives and wounded another 200,000. The Great War shaped the social, economic, military and political fabric of the 20th century. Jim Waechter, Executive Director of the Delaware County Historical Society, will discuss the war’s impact 100 years later and share statistics as they relate to Delaware County.