Saturday, November 11
10 am – 5 pm
The Old Barracks Museum in Trenton, NJ recognizes the efforts of the
American Red Cross during World War I
with an event filled with lectures, WWI history, and more!
Events throughout the day include:
10 am – 12 pm: Artifacts Roadshow – bring your World War I artifacts to have their history assessed and for tips on preservation and storage. Note: monetary values will not be assessed.
12:30 pm: “A Look Back at a Pivotal Moment: Musical Life in 1917 America” Presentation about World War I era popular music led by Dr. Jerry Rife, Professor of Music at Rider University.
2 pm: Presentation about supposed German spy in Tuckerton, Emil Mayer, led by Nicholas Wood, Curator of Ocean County Cultural & Heritage Commission.
Activities for children, such as learning how to stitch and knit.