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2019
March, 2019

Centennial of the troops’ welcome home
Dates: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 08:00am - 05:00pm

Centennial of the troops’ welcome home
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Category: Georgia
April, 2019

Camille O'Brien Dedication Ceremony
Dates: Thursday, April 18, 2019 11:00am

 
Contact: Michael Hitt mdhitt2000@yahoo.com
Greenwood Cemetery

Atlanta, GA

 

Category: Georgia
May, 2019

Rededication Ceremony
Dates: Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Rededication ceremony for America’s first World War One memorial marker, Fairburn, Ga., Holly Hill Cemetery. To be held on the centennial date of its original dedication on May 22, 1919.
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Holly Hill Cemetery

Fairburn, GA

 

Category: Georgia

Georgia World War I Centennial Commission Donors


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John H. and Wilhelmina D. Harland Foundation, Inc.

Numerous generous individuals

 

Georgia World War I Centennial Commission

Contact: georgia@worldwar1centennial.org

Commission Members

  • Mr. Scott Delius, Atlanta
  • Mr. Rick Elder, Sylvania
  • Mr. Samuel Friedman, Atlanta
  • Mr. Thomas Lacy, Peachtree City (vice-chair)
  • Dr. John Morrow, Athens
  • Dr. Billy Wells, Dahlonega (Chair)

Executive Director:

Dr. Thomas H. Jackson, Jr., University System of Georgia

Federal Commissioner for Georgia

Dr. Monique Seefried, Atlanta

Commission Associates

  • Dr. Lamar Veatch, University of North Georgia
  • Mr. Keith Antonia, University of North Georgia

 

Next Meeting:

Date to be determined

Future Meetings:

None schedule at this time.

"Pershing" Donors

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