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The Florida Historic Capitol Museum presents Over Here and Over There: The United States, Florida, and World War I.

The Florida Historic Capitol Museum presents Over Here and Over There:  The United States, Florida, and World War I.
Posted at 2:08 PM, Jan 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-26 11:18:47-05

Tallahassee, Fla. (WTXL) - The Florida Historic Capitol Museum presents Over Here and Over There: The United States, Florida, and World War I. The series marks the 100th anniversary of the United States entry into World War I.

 

The two-part exhibit opens today and continues through May 21. Visitors can view the first segment: Over Here: Americans at Home in World War I from Jan. 26 through March 16. The second segment, Over There: Americans Abroad in World War I , begins April 6.

 

Featured exhibits include the National Archives Traveling Exhibits Service and a presentation by Julia F. Irwin, author of Making the World Safe: The American Red Cross and a Nation's Humanitarian Awakening.

 

Each exhibit highlights Florida's contribution to the war. Images, photographs, artifacts, and interactive panels connect attendees to Florida's rich wartime history.

 

The Florida Historic Capitol Museum is located at the intersection of Monroe Street and Apalachee Parkway. The museum will offer complimentary drinks and hors d'oeuvres. The free event begins at 5:30pm and is open to the public.