gas masks African American Officers African American Soldiers 1 pilots in dress uniforms The pilots Mule Rearing doughboys with mules Riveters

Group of about 50 soldiers sitting on the ground taking a celebratory fun picture


The Georgia World War I Centennial Commission and the Atlanta History Center host the state's official ceremony to mark the Centennial moment of the armistice that ended World War I -- the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, 1918. The public is invited; admission is free.

November 11, 2018 at 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Rd., Atlanta

106th field signal battalion marching down a dirt road on horse back waving American flag


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


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

$5 Million +

Founding Sponsor
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The Lilly Endowment