pa-nat-guardMEADE GAR18th ANNUAL MEADE SOCIETY
SYMPOSIUM

Sunday, April 2, 2017
12 Noon – 5 PM

America Enters the Great War – 1917 at the 100th Anniversary

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Featuring noted historians and speakers, and authors
on the U.S. in World War I,
as well as books, prints and raffles.  

Co-Sponsored by the PA National Guard.
Held at the Conservatory at West Laurel Hill Cemetery,
Bala Cynwyd, PA
[ http://westlaurelhill.com/about/visit ]

Cost: $40 per person including registration, luncheon & refreshments.
Contact:
Jerry McCormick 215-848-7753, gedwinmc@msn.com

PROGRAM:

12:00pm:         Welcome & Introductions
12:15pm:         Philadelphia in World War I – Peter Williams, Author
1:15pm:          The 28th Division, PA National Guard in World War I – Major General Wesley Craig

 2:00pm:          Lunch  with  the  Kearney Kommissary
 3:00pm:          The 79th Division (Pennsylvania Draftees) in WW I, – Colonel Ken McCreedy
 3:45pm:          Break
 4:00pm:         A Philadelphian Civil War Veteran in Service with the German Imperial Army in WW I – Dr. Andy Waskie
 4:45pm:          Final Panel Q & A

Book displays, artifact displays, historical demonstrations

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Thanks to our attendees; Moderator Prof. Joe Pugh; Meade Society members;Jim Schmick (Civil War & More); Tom & Judi Kearney & Kommissary; John Meko and the Union League; West Laurel Hill; the PA National Guard and our distinguished speakers and guests.