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Over Here, Over There: Madison in World War I

Please join us for these programs that complement our World War I exhibition,
a collaboration of the MHS and the Charlotte L. Evarts Memorial Archives.

The Tenth Anniversary Frederick Lee Lectures
A Commemoration of World War I

Note: After each Lecture in 2017, the MHS Exhibition Hall at Lee's Academy will be open from 5 to 6 pm. Refreshments will be offered.

January 8 (snow date January 15) 
4 pm
The Decisive Day
Presenter: Mark Albertson
Author Mark Albertson reveals the world-changing effects of April 6, 1917, when the U. S. Congress declared war and in doing so established the role of the United States as a world power.

February 12 (snow date February 19)
4 pm
Sergeant Stubby: How a Stray Dog and His Best Friend Helped Win World War I and Stole the Heart of a Nation
Presenter: Ann Bausum|
Award-winning author Ann Bausum tells the story of a valiant dog who made life-saving a personal mission in WWI.

March 12 (snow date March 19) 
4 pm
Sirens on the Front Line: Ambulance Drivers in the Great War
Presenter: George King and Jeff Klinger
George King helps us discover the essential life-saving roles of the ambulance drivers who served at the front in World War I.


Admission: $5 adults; $4 MHS members; $2 students and children ages 10 and older

Hubley Hall at the Franklin A. Bower Church House
The First Congregational Church of Madison
on the Madison Green (26 Meetinghouse Lane)
All programs are recommended for adults and children 10 and older.

Note: In the event of inclement weather, each program will be delayed until the immediately following Sunday. 
For more information, call 203.245.4567.



 

 

 

 
Madison Historical Society
14 Meetinghouse Lane
Madison, CT 06443-3155
203.245.4567