An interesting look into Waco's WWI involvement

A look at Waco and McLennan County's involvement in WWI

It's the 100th anniversary commemorating America's entry into WWI which happened on April 6 1917. And the Fort House Museum in Waco is showcasing Waco and McLennan County's involvement WWI with an exhibit displaying various pictures and articfacts.

Items of interest on display include an Authentic 1917 Liberty bond (on loan from the Museum of American Finance in New York City), American Red Cross receipt and pin, a notification card sent to a draftee, a scrapbook of an unknown soldier who served at Fort Riley, and a book of poetry from Camp MacArthur.

The images and pieces on disply all come from different parts of the country and really give people a look at what day to day life was for a solider going into what would become The Great War.

The exhibit will be open to the public until June 30.

 

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