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Hokah Public Library presents "Minnesota in the Great War" August 29 

via The Caledonia Argus (MN) web site

5d5d4c57e4ef4.imagePresenter Arn Kind in authentic Doughboy attire.Presenter Mr. Arn Kind, a teacher of 42 years, will come in the authentic uniform of an American Doughboy on August 29 to teach attendees at the Hokah, MN Public Library about “the war to end all wars.”

2017 was the 100th anniversary of the America’s entry into the Great War, now known as World War I and 2018 was the centennial of the end of that war. To commemorate it, Historical Experiences presents MINNESOTA IN THE GREAT WAR, an exciting living history program that will entertain us while we learn all about the first modern war.

This presentation is a wonderful way to commemorate the contributions and sacrifices made by Minnesotans during World War I. The Great War is often called the forgotten war because people know so little about it as compared to World War 2 and America’s other conflicts.

MINNESOTA IN THE GREAT WAR will enlighten us and cause us to come away from the program realizing what an epic event it was and how it set the stage for many important events that would follow in the 20th and 21st century.

This multimedia presentation will use power-point, video, music, drama, role-playing and living history experiences, to give us an understanding of this turbulent time and make history come alive for us.

Read the entire article on The Caledonia Argus web site.

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