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Meuse-Argonne American Cemeteryzoom
Rue du Général Pershing
Romagne-Sous-Montfaucon
France
55110

The Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery holds the greatest amount of military dead in Europe - 14,246 - the majority of whom lost their lives during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive of World War I. Within these are 486 Graves to the Unknown. Inscribed on the Tablets of the Missing are 954 names. These include those from the U.S. expedition to northern Russia in 1918-1919.

 
Oise-Aisne American Cemeteryzoom
CD2
Seringes-et-Nesles
France
02130

 Oise-Aisne American Cemetery located in France holds the second largest amount of remains from World War I. There are 6,012 Americans who lost their lives fighting in the region during the War. Of these, there are 601 Graves to the Unknown. There are also 241 names engraved on the Walls of the Missing within a chapel. 

 
Somme American Cemeteryzoom
Somme American Cemetery
Bony
France
02420

Within the Somme American Cemetery are 1,844 graves of military dead, many whom lost their lives while fighting near Cantigny or serving in American units attached to the British. Among these graves are 132 Graves to the Unknown. Engraved into the chapel in Walls of the Missing are the names of 333 missing.

 
St. Mihiel American Cemeteryzoom
Route de Verdun
Fey-en-Haye
France
54470

St. Mihiel American Cemetery holds the graves of 4,153 military dead, many of whom died while protecting Paris. Included in this number are the 137 Graves to the Unknown. There are also 284 names on the Walls to the Missing within the cemetery chapel.

 
Suresnes American Cemeteryzoom
123 Boulevard Washington
Suresnes
France
92150

More than 1,541 men and women are buried at Suresnes American Cemetery. Of these are 30 Graves of the Unknown. Brass plaques list the names of the 974 World War I missing. 

 
Army Transportation Museumzoom
300 Washington Blvd, Besson Hall
Newport News
VA
USA
23604
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http://www.transchool.lee.army.mil/museum/transportation%20museum/LibTrucks.htm

The U.S. Army Transportation Museum is devoted entirely to the history of U.S. Army transportation from colonial days to the present. It offers a unique glimpse of the importance of logistical support to the Army, and is a must when visiting the Virginia Peninsula.

The Transportation Museum features artifacts from and a history of the Army's transportation efforts in support of the American Expeditionary Force in World War I.

 
Sergeant Alvin York General Store & Interpretive Centerzoom
2609 N. York Hwy, Pall Mall, TN 38577-5202
Pall Mall
TN
USA
38577-5202
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http://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/york-general-store-interpretive-center.html
York General Store & Interpretive Center is the first stop on a visit to Pall Mall and the home place of Sgt. York in the Valley of the Three Forks of the Wolf River.
 
Sergeant Alvin C. York Historic Parkzoom
2700 North York Hwy Pall Mall, Tennessee 38577
Pall Mall
TN
USA
38577
Sergeant Alvin C. York Historic Park pays tribute to Sgt. Alvin C. York, one of the most decorated soldiers of World War I. The park contains the farm and gristmill once owned by York who lived in the Pall Mall area for most of his life. Along with the millhouse and milldam, the park includes York’s two-story house, York’s general store and post office, the Wolf River Cemetery, the Wolf River Methodist Church, the York Bible Institute, an M247 Sergeant York tank and various picnic facilities.
 
Pritzker Military Library and Museumzoom
104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
Chicago
IL
USA
60603
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http://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/participate/organizations/pritzker-military-museum-and-library.html
The Mission of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library is to acquire and maintain an accessible collection of materials and to develop appropriate programs focusing on the Citizen Soldier in the preservation of democracy. Colonel J.N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired), founder of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library, assembled a major collection of books and related materials on military history, with a particular focus on the concept of the Citizen Soldier in America. Today, building upon that foundation through the generosity of private donors, the Pritzker Military Museum & Library has become a non-partisan research organization that attempts to increase the public understanding of military history and the sacrifices made by the men and women who have served. In a democratic society, it is important for people of all viewpoints to have an open, public forum to discuss the past, present, and future of the military. Through its collection and its programs, the Museum & Library is dedicated to serving as a forum for those discussions and preserving them for future generations. Since opening in 2003, the Museum & Library has hosted more than 400 events featuring the country's most acclaimed authors, historians, journalists, and scholars.
 
Virginia Aviation Museumzoom
5701 Huntsman Rd
Richmond
VA
USA
23250
 
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Mount Edith Cavellzoom
Jasper
Canada
T0E 1E0

An impressive 3300-metre peak, Mt. Edith Cavell is named after a British nurse executed during World War I for her part in helping Allied prisoners escape occupied Brussels.

Mount Edith Cavell is part of Jasper National Park in Canada.

 
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Nanton Cenotaphzoom
Highway #2 (southbound) at 17th Street
Nanton
Canada
T0L 1R0
In 1926 Albert J. Hart was commissioned to create a memorial to honour the memory of those Nanton and District citizens who were killed in action during World War I. The 6.5' high statue is of Carara Italian marble and features a soldier at rest, with arms reversed in the position that would have been assumed at the burial of a comrade.
 
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Central Memorial Parkzoom
1221 2 St SW
Calgary
Canada
T2R 0W5
The statue in front of the Memorial Park Library was erected in 1924 by the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire to honour the soldiers who fought in WWI.
 
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Battalion Parkzoom
3001 Signal Hill Drive
Alberta
Canada
T3H 2X7
Battalion Park, originally known as Camp Sarcee in 1915, opened on November 3, 1991 and was built to commemorate World War 1.
 
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Pershing Point Parkzoom
Peachtree Street, West Peachtree Street
Atlanta
GA
USA
30309
The memorial honors the fallen heroes from Fulton County, Georgia, and was originally dedicated in 1920 by the War Mother's Service Star Legion, a group of mothers, sisters, and wives of servicemen. The memorial contains the name of each soldier lost during the War.
 
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Cradle of Aviation Museumzoom
1 Davis Ave
Garden City
NY
USA
11530
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http://www.cradleofaviation.org
Located on Mitchel field, a former military airfield founded in 1917. the museum interprets the history of aviation and spaceflight as it relates to Long Island, NY, people, places, events and corporations. To this end it has assembled a collection of 65 aircraft and spacecraft, most of them locally produced. It's World War One Gallery houses several original and reproduction aircraft as well as numerous objects.
 
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Memorial Park Jacksonvillezoom
1620 Riverside Ave
Jacksonville
FL
USA
32204
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Memorial Park was designed by the famed Olmsted Brothers and dedicated on Dec. 25, 1924. It is the only park in the state dedicated to the 1,220 Floridians who lost their lives in service during World War I.

In his composition of “Life” for Memorial Park, Charles Adrian Pillars made powerful use of the grand, theatrical style of Beaux Arts sculpture. Even though this style was regarded as somewhat old-fashioned by the 1920s, Pillars nonetheless found it fitting to tell a moving story of the true spirit of those who served. He wrote that he “desired this memorial to present the idea of life, its struggle and its victory."

To further honor the fallen, the names of the more than 1220 Floridians who died in the first World War were inscribed on parchment and placed in a lead box within a bronze box inside of Life.

 
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The Indiana World War Memorialzoom
431 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis
IN
USA
46204

A large, classical building designed with a surrounding park. A national competition was held for a design, and in 1923 a winner selected. The firm of Walker and Weeks of Cleveland, OH.


 
Falvey Memorial Library - Pennsylvaniazoom
Falvey Memorial Library, Villanova University
Villanova
PA
USA
19085

Villanova University's Special Collection has extensive collections dealing with the Great War, in particle popular aspects of the conflict such as war time fiction, pro-German newspapers, pamphlet literature, and Irish and Irish American materials. These are all available to the researching public.

As well, the University is hosting a number of exhibits and events. 

 
Augusta -- American Gold Star Mothers Tributezoom
Augusta
GA
USA
30901
Picture by Mike Stroud, July 2008
American Gold Star Mother Tribute, Greene at 11th Streets, Augusta
 

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