We invite you to submit your event to the U.S. National WW1 Centennial Events Register, where it will become part of the permanent national archive of WW1 Centennial activities. Please include an image for the event, such as the event poster or sponsoring organization logo.
NOTE: All events submitted are required to provide:
1. A event contact email address
2. A full and detailed description of the event sufficient to understand what the event is, who is putting it on, and what to expect when attending.
The City of Aurora’s Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Museum and the Aurora Historical Society are proud to present “With the Colors From Aurora: A Memorial to the First World War”, on display in the David L. Pierce Art and History Center, 20 E. Downer Place, Aurora, IL 60506, from .
This temporary exhibit explores the experiences of those living in Aurora, IL and those from Aurora who served overseas, as recorded in the memorial book "With the Colors From Aurora", which was published in 1919. The exhibit features excellent examples of World War I weaponry, military uniforms, Red Cross uniforms, war souvenirs, and propaganda posters. This informative and interactive display is appropriate for all ages. “With the Colors From Aurora: A Memorial to the First World War” opens on Memorial Day, , with a donut-and-coffee reception from . The opening reception coincides with the City of Aurora’s Memorial Day parade, which begins at .
The David L. Pierce Art and History Center is open to the public free of charge from Wednesday through .