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Somme American Cemeteryloupe
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 Cemeteryloupe
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 Cemeteryloupe
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 Museumloupe
300 Washington Blvd, Besson Hall
Newport News
VA
USA
23604

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 Centerloupe
2609 N. York Hwy, Pall Mall, TN 38577-5202
Pall Mall
TN
USA
38577-5202
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 Parkloupe
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 Museumloupe
104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
Chicago
IL
USA
60603
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 Museumloupe
5701 Huntsman Rd
Richmond
VA
USA
23250
 
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Mount Edith Cavellloupe
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 Cenotaphloupe
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 Parkloupe
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 Parkloupe
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 Parkloupe
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 Museumloupe
1 Davis Ave
Garden City
NY
USA
11530
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.
 
Spiritualized Life, Memorial Park loupe
1620 Riverside Ave
Jacksonville
FL
USA
32204

Spiritualized Life, Memorial Park 

100 Cities / 100 Memorials

100c 100m wwi centennial plaque 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 1,220 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 Memorialloupe
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 - Pennsylvanialoupe
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 Tributeloupe
Augusta
GA
USA
30901
Picture by Mike Stroud, July 2008
American Gold Star Mother Tribute, Greene at 11th Streets, Augusta
 
Floyd Co. - Rome - American Grave of the Known Soldierloupe
Rome
GA
USA
30161
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch
The grave of Private Charles Graves.

A beautiful gravesite of memorial brick pavers and guarded by two machine guns.  Graves was selected as the national "Known" soldier.  He died and was buried in France during World War I. His body was later disinterred and moved to the United States, selected to be buried at Arlington Cemetery alongside the Unknown Soldier. His mother later had his body brought home to Rome where he was buried in the family plot, and finally was reinterred by the American Legion at Myrtle Hill Cemetery. His grave is the center of the New Veterans Walkway.
 
Atkinson Co. — Pearson — All Wars Memorialloupe
Pearson
GA
USA
31642
“This Memorial is Dedicated to the Honor and Memory of the Veterans of the United States of American from Atkinson County, Georgia.  Their Valor an Sacrifice has allowed us our freedom.  Many Gave Their Last Full Measure to Insure Peace and Preserve the Rights We Rely Upon.  We Must Not Forget.”

It is inscribed with the names of three WW1 soldiers.
 

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