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Brothers in Arms: Memories of the Great War

Friday, February 09, 2018, 10:00am - 03:00pm

Brothers in Arms

About The Event

Liberty Hall Museum will be commemorating the 100th anniversary of the United States entering with World War I with an exhibit entitled, “Brothers in Arms: Memories of the Great War”, in which the museum will look at the service of Captain John Kean, his brother Congressman, Robert W. Kean, as well as their three Roosevelt cousins, George, John and Philip. The exhibit, using firsthand accounts from their letters and postcards sent home, as well as, photographs and personal objects, will allow visitors to walk in their footsteps as they were sent off to basic training in 1917 to fighting overseas on the front lines of Europe in 1917-18 to their return home in 1919. The collection at Liberty Hall Museum contains over 300 letters from John and Robert as well as their uniforms, military handbooks, maps, pictures, and commemorative pins, all of which will be on display in the exhibit.The exhibit opens on April 7, 2017 and will run through November 10, 2018.

The exhibit opens on April 7, 2017 and will run through November 10, 2018.

The Museum is closed on Sundays, Mondays, and national holidays.


Contact : libertyhall@kean.edu
Category: New Jersey, Museums and Exhibitions

 

Location : Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ, 07083
USA

 

 

For more information, please visit: www.kean.edu/libertyhall.

Tour Schedule: Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; (Tours leave every hour; Last tour leaves at 3 p.m.)
Adults: $12.00 / Kean Alumni: $10.00 / Seniors, College Students, Children(3 - 17): $8.00 / Children under 3, Liberty Hall Museum Members, Kean University Student, Faculty: Free.
No reservations required unless you are a group of 10 or more.

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