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February 2018

Remembering the Great War: German Sabotage

February 23, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Walkerton Tavern, 2892 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060 United States
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Americans often think World War I was fought “Over There,” but a great deal of German sabotage occurred on American soil. Join historian, Bert Dunkerly, for a fascinating look at the Kaiser’s war on the United States, including some that occurred here in Virginia. Information: 652-3409.

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March 2018

Remembering the Great War: The Home Front

March 9, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Walkerton Tavern, 2892 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060 United States
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Professor Lynn Rainville, author Virginia and the Great War, shares information about the surprisingly large role that the state played in World War I. She will discuss the efforts of women and men on the home front, trace the paths of Virginians fighting in France, and highlight the memorials that were created in the Commonwealth to honor the sacrifices of these soldiers. Information: 652-3409.

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April 2018

Remembering the Great War: Aviation

April 22, 2018 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Walkerton Tavern, 2892 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060 United States
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Did you know of the four air war missions - fighter, bomber, reconnaissance and airlift - all but airlift were defined and in place by the end of World War I? This war defined the aviation mission but also helped to create the somewhat romanticized image of the combat pilot that prevails to this day. Come listen to historian Bryce VanStavern as he recounts how aviation changed combat forever. Information: 652-3409.

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