World War I Patriotic Commemorative Program
This is a program offered by the students at Eagle Tech Academy in Columbia City on November 9th, 2018, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. EST.
Students will commemorate WWI with patriotic songs and music, as well as providing educational facts and displays. It is a free program for all ages and will also provide patriotic refreshments!
This program is meant to engage young leaders and inspire involvement in historical education. It will commemorate the participation of local Whitley County residents including Native Americans and women who participated in the war effort, and will include some famous Whitley County residents, such as Vice-President Thomas R. Marshall and Surgeon Merritt Ireland.