Tess Kidd
Washington County Historical Society
118 East Dickson Street
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701
August 5, 2017 - August 21, 2017
[email protected]

“The Great War: Arkansas in World War I,” a traveling exhibit produced by the Arkansas State Archives, will be at the Washington County Historical Society Museum in Fayetteville, August 5-21, 2017. The exhibit showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict: training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare and Arkansas heroes. The exhibit is cosponsored by the Arkansas World War I Commemorative Committee.

For more information about the exhibit at the Washington County Historical Society, call 479-521-2970, email [email protected] or visit www.washcohistoricalsociety.org. To schedule the free traveling exhibit in your community, call the Arkansas State Archives at call 501-682-6900, e-mail [email protected] or visit www.ark-ives.com.

Hours for the Washington County Historical Society:

Tuesday through Thursdays: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Saturday, August 5 and 10, 2016: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Saturday, August 19, 2016: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Ice Cream Social)