Commemorating the end of the Great War

Published 3:52 am Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The Piedmont Area Veterans Council in cooperation with VFW Post #7059 and American Legion Post #32 will sponsor David Hamon with the U.S. World War One Centennial Commission Saturday, Sept. 15, from 2-4 p.m. at the Thomas Hardy Graham VFW Post #7059 located at 1616 Graham Road in Farmville.

Hamon will discuss the Commission’s activities and the status of the National WWI Memorial at Pershing Park in Washington, D.C. Local groups and organizations will discuss planned activities in Farmville for Nov. 11 to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the 1918 Armistice such as the ringing of bells for peace and the WW1 monument to be placed at Prince Edward Courthouse. The event is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend.

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