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“There was Quiet Today”: 100 Years After WWI

On November 11th, 1918 at 11:11 AM an armistice was declared ceasing the First World War. Embroiled in this conflict since April 1917, Americans served at home and overseas. When the U.S. went to war, Washington Countians went to war.

Join us Saturday, November 10th & Sunday, November 11th as we commemorate the end of WWI and Washington County’s involvement with a day of activities. 

Cemetery Tour: WWI at Oak Grove
Saturday, November 10th
10:00AM | Oak Grove Cemetery
Join us for this centennial edition tour of Oak Grove Cemetery to learn about those who served overseas in WWI. Hear the stories as they are told for the first time and pay homage to members of a forgotten generation.

$8 per Person. Meet at Oak Grove Cemetery with your ticket or receipt.

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1918 at The Castle
Saturday, November 10th
1:00PM, 2:00PM, 3:00PM, 4:00PM | The Castle
Visit the home of Mrs. Lucy Davis and her daughter Jessie Davis Lindsay… stepping back 100 years ago as the First World War was coming to a close. Take a tour of The Castle with a friend, neighbor, or even Lucy or Jessie. As they guide you through the home listen to the stories of how the war impacted their lives and reveal how the house would have looked and functioned in 1918.

Tours are offered at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, and 4pm. Limit 12 per group. Tour booking required in advance.

$8 per Person; $6 Members & Students (Use discount code “1918Member” at checkout)

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WWI Illumination of Oak Grove Cemetery
Sunday, November 11th

6:00PM | Oak Grove Cemetery
Take a self guided walking tour through Oak Grove Cemetery with luminaries marking the graves of local WWI soldiers and Red Cross volunteers. The public is encouraged to bring their own flashlights.

A rain date is scheduled for the following day (Mon., Nov. 12th 6pm) and will be announced early Friday, Nov. 9th.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

  • November 10, 2018