WWI Remembrance Schedule


In Flanders FieldTHE WESTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE FRIENDS OF THE WESTON LIBRARY

IS PROUD TO PRESENT THE STORY OF WORLD WAR I

“THE WAR TO END ALL WARS”

 

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An Exhibition, Movie, and Lecture Series

 

Wednesday
September 3                 Movie: The Guns of August. Weston Public Library; 7:00 p.m. The Library will also open their World War I exhibit, organized by the Friends of the Weston Public Library. (Click here for movie review).

Friday
September 5                 Private Opening of the Exhibition for the Historical Society’s Major Donors and Life Members. WHS Museum; 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Sunday
September 7                 Exhibition: Opening Reception for all Weston Historical Society Members and the General Public; 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit will be open until November 29; Special tours available by appointment.

Thursday
September 11               Lecture: “The War to End All Wars: The Beginning,” by Dr. Michael Nolan, Professor of History, Western Connecticut State University. Weston Historical Society Museum; 7:30 p.m.  (Click here for Dr. Nolan Bio) (Click here to view lecture)

Saturday & Sunday
September 13 & 14      Exhibition: Weston Historical Society Museum; 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday
September 17               Movie: All Quiet on the Western Front. Weston Public Library; 7:00 p.m. (Click here for movie review)

Thursday
September 18               Lecture: “World War I: The War on the Seas,” by Dr. Glenn Gordinier, Williams College. Weston Public Library; 7:30 p.m. (Click here for Dr. Gordinier Bio) (Click here to view lecture)

Saturday & Sunday
September 20 & 21      Exhibition: Weston Historical Society Museum; 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday
September 23               Lecture: “The Strange Career of General Pershing and the U.S. Army,” by Major Andrew Florney, United States Military Academy, West Point. Weston Historical Society; 7:30 p.m. (Click here for Major Florney Bio) (Click here to view lecture)

Thursday
September 25              Movie: Sergeant York. Weston Public Library; 7:00 p.m. (Click here for movie review)

Saturday & Sunday
September 27 & 28      Exhibition: Weston Historical Society Museum; 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday
October 1                     Movie: War Horse. Weston Public Library; 7:00 p.m. (Click here for movie review)

Thursday
October 2                     Lecture: “The End of the War to End All Wars: The Aftermath and Impact on History,” by Dr. Troy Paddock, Professor of History, Southern Connecticut State University. Weston Public Library; 7:30 p.m. (Click here for Dr. Paddock Bio)  (Click here to view lecture)

Sundays in October
and November             Exhibition: Weston Historical Society Museum; 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Saturday
November 29               Exhibition: Weston Historical Society Museum; 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.