WWI History Weekend
Join the World War I Centennial Committee for New York City for WWI History Weekend. This two-day event is free and open to the public as we honor the centennial of U.S. entry into World War One in 1917. Come see dozens of reenactors in vintage uniforms, both men and women, and learn the history of the Great War. There will be vintage Army vehicles, ambulances, equipment displays, a tent encampment, author talks, and demonstrations. Meet General John J. Pershing and the Ebony Doughboys reenactors who represent the famous Harlem Hellfighters regiment. Events are held in conjunction with the National Park Service in Castle Williams and the Parade Ground. Talks and lectures inside Pershing Hall. The event is open to all ages, kids and families welcome.