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Winchester Frederick County Historical Society

(540) 662-6550

Upcoming Events

April 2017

Program – How to Start a War – WWI

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
War Memorial Building, 1001 East Cork Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Presented by Joe Whitehome   The American entry into World War I came in April 1917, after two and a half years of efforts by President Woodrow Wilson to keep the United States neutral. Apart from an Anglophile element supporting the British, American public opinion went along with neutrality at first. The sentiment for neutrality was strong among Irish Americans, German Americans and Swedish Americans, as well as among church leaders and women. On the other hand, even before World…

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May 2017

100th Anniversary of the American Red Cross

May 17 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Village at Orchard Ridge, 400 Clocktower Ridge
Winchester, VA 22603 United States
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Program on the history of the American Red Cross  

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