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STUART TALK

March 1, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

Edmund D. “Rick” Potter

will present

Exceeding Expectations: Staunton and Augusta County Meeting the Challenge of Being from the President’s Hometown During World War I 

Plaque honoring the area’s war dead on the front of the Augusta County Courthouse.

The talk will explore the military and civilian contributions of area residents during the period 1917-1918 as well as after the war, and is offered in connection with the society’s World War I exhibit opening in February in the history gallery.

An expert in the social consequences of World War I, Dr. Potter earned his BA from the College of William & Mary, Masters at UVA, and a PhD in History from Auburn University.  In 2008, he wrote a history of Staunton. He is presently a graduate instructor for the U.S. Air Force, an adjunct Associate Professor at Piedmont Virginia Community College, and serves on the Board of the 116th Infantry Foundation in Verona.

Members free; non members $5; students $1.00

 

Details

Date:
March 1, 2018
Time:
7:00 pm

Organizer

Augusta County Historical Society
Phone:
540-248-4151
Website:
www.augustacountyhs.org

Venue

Lecture Room, R.R. Smith Center for History and Art
20 S. New Street
Staunton, VA 24401 United States
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Phone:
540-248-4151