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Georgia National History Day winner Daniel Wright of Monroe and Katarina Hess, a winner from Washington State, share the stories of World War I soldiers during ceremonies at the national observance in Washington, D.C. (photo courtesy Laura McCarty)Georgia National History Day winner Daniel Wright of Monroe and Katarina Hess, a winner from Washington State, share the stories of World War I soldiers during ceremonies at the national observance in Washington, D.C. (photo courtesy Laura McCarty)

Architect Joe Weishaar and Sculptor Sabin Howard discuss their design and execution of the U.S. World War I Memorial to be built at Pershing Park in Washington, D.C. (photo courtesy Laura McCarty)Architect Joe Weishaar and Sculptor Sabin Howard discuss their design and execution of the U.S. World War I Memorial to be built at Pershing Park in Washington, D.C. (photo courtesy Laura McCarty)

Georgia National History Day winner Daniel Wright joins Georgia World War I Centennial Commission advisory board members Virginia Dilkes and Laura McCarty in placing the Georgia WWI wreath on the Arlington Cemetery grave of General Courtney Hodges, Distinguished Service Cross recipient from WWI.Georgia National History Day winner Daniel Wright joins Georgia World War I Centennial Commission advisory board members Virginia Dilkes and Laura McCarty in placing the Georgia WWI wreath on the Arlington Cemetery grave of General Courtney Hodges, Distinguished Service Cross recipient from WWI.

 

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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:

January 10, 2019 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Atlanta History Center
Draper Members Room
130 West Paces Ferry Rd NW
Atlanta

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