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Veterans Day Program on WWI


Please join us on Friday, November 11th from 2:00-3:30pm for a special Veterans Day program at the Southeast Ohio History Center located at 24 W. State Street in Athens, Ohio.

Our guest speaker, Steven McClain will discuss the background and causes of Europe”s Great War.  He will describe the bloody stalemate that preceded US entry into the conflict in 1917.


This program is free and open to the public. We hope you will attend. Group portrait of soldiers of an American patrol that caught a German gun crew in the St. Mihiel salient, France, during World War I. They pose behind a brand new German machine gun which they captured. (Photo by PhotoQuest/Getty Images)