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Exhibit Opening: “Dressed for Service: Pennsylvanians in the Great War”

November 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

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Dressed For Service Pennsylvanians in the Great War Opening Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11, 2018 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I

Join us for the opening of Dressed for Service: Pennsylvanians in the Great War a display of 100-year-old uniforms from its collection which were worn by a variety of Pennsylvania citizens in service to World War I. This exhibit documents the service of six Pennsylvanians and the contributions of their organizations during World War I. These volunteers preserved their stories through the clothing and the personal effects that they saved.

The exhibit, titled “Dressed for Service:  Pennsylvanians in the Great War,” is an augmentation of the museum’s Pennsylvania at War gallery which features exhibits of World War I posters and a display depicting the history of the USS Pennsylvania, the flagship of the U.S. Navy in the Pacific during World War II.

Join us at 11 AM for the “Bells of Peace” program.


November 11, 2018
12:00 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania
300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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