Thursday, July 6 – 7:00pm
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Ohio’s African American World War I Soldiers
Hopewell Culture NHP, 16062 State Route 104 | Map
Paul Larue will be Hopewell Culture’s special guest speaker. Typically, African American World War I Soldiers are barely mentioned or completely left out when World War I is discussed. Ohio has a rich World War I heritage; including important contributions by African American Soldiers. Join Paul LaRue, award winning history teacher (retired) and member of the Ohio World War I Centennial Committee as he examines Ohio’s African American World War I Soldiers’ service and sacrifice.
Or, visit Hopewell Culture during our regular hours to learn more about Camp Sherman’s history and the ancient Indians who occupied this land before there was a Camp Sherman or even an America. See artifacts from both periods of American history along with enlightening films about Camp Sherman.