Windsor Historical Society invites veterans and
civilians to honor Windsorís servicemen past and
present this Memorial Day, May 28 from 11 a.m. to 2
p.m. at the free public opening of the Societyís new
exhibition: Over There: Windsor and World War I.
The exhibition uses objects and images from
the Windsor Historical Society rich collection to
examine Windsorís contributions to World War I at
home, on the battlefield, and in military posts
around the US. Guests will also have the
opportunity to write letters of support to soldiers
currently stationed overseas and enjoy light
refreshments during a short reception.
which runs through Veteranís Day, November 11, 2007,
features a variety of World War I military uniforms
and equipment, draft notices, war bonds,
photographs, propaganda posters, wartime
correspondence, and much more. Using this collection
of personal and town objects, the show brings
Windsor into the worldwide story of the ďWar to End
All WarsĒ and its legacy.
The exhibition opening and reception will follow
immediately after Windsorís Memorial Day
ceremonies. The event is free and no reservations
are required. Donít miss this special opportunity to
share Windsorís proud military history and say thank
you to troops serving today.