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World War I: Northern Chester County in the Great War
Ryan Conroy, Historian & President of Phoenixville Historical Society
October 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
World War I will be the subject of the first lecture in the Trust’s Fall 2017 Lecture Series. Ryan Conroy, Historian and President of the Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area, will lead a discussion about the history of the men and woman who served during WWI from the northern Chester County region, from towns such as Phoenixville, Spring City and more.
This talk commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s involvement in World War I. Conroy will feature individual soldiers, regiments and the area’s contribution on the battlefront and the home front in his remarks and in a display of original items from his personal collection. The talk will also provide a glimpse into the current exhibit, “Over There and Over Here: Phoenixville in WWI” at the Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area, 204 Church Street, Phoenixville, PA