18th ANNUAL MEADE SOCIETY
Sunday, April 2, 2017
12 Noon – 5 PM
America Enters the Great War – 1917 at the 100th Anniversary
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
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.