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Date:
April 8, 2017
Time:
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Time Details:
Saturday, April 8, 2017. Doors open at 8:00 AM. Opening remarks begin at 9:00am. Event concludes at 2:30 PM.
Location:
The MacArthur Memorial Visitors Center
Address:
198 Bank Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Contact:
757.441.2965
Email:
Cost:
FREE, but registration required.

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Over Here, Over There: WWI Symposium and Exhibit Opening

Saturday, April 8, 2017

To mark the centennial of U.S. involvement in World War I, the MacArthur Memorial and the Hampton Roads Naval Museum will host a one-day symposium that will culminate in the grand opening of the MacArthur Memorial’s new “Over Here, Over There” Special Exhibit.

To mark the centennial of U.S. involvement in World War I, the MacArthur Memorial and the Hampton Roads Naval Museum will host a one-day symposium that will culminate in the grand opening of the MacArthur Memorial’s new “Over Here, Over There” Special Exhibit.  The Symposium will highlight the year 1917 – specifically the creation of the Norfolk Naval Base as well as the embarkation, arrival, and actions of U.S. troops in France.