Museum exhibit focuses on World War I

“Lancaster in World War I: Home Front to Battle Front” recently opened at the Lancaster Virginia Historical Society-Mary Ball Washington Museum, 8346 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster. In addition to regular museum hours Wednesdays through Fridays, the exhibit will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, April 28, June 23 and July 28.

LANCASTER—In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of America’s participation in World War I, the Lancaster Virginia Historical Society-Mary Ball Washington Museum recently opened “Lancaster in World War I: Home Front to Battle Front.”

The new exhibit features more than 70 artifacts, documents, biographical profiles and research panels that examine the war through the experiences of Lancaster County residents who served in the military and those who supported civilian efforts at home. The items, drawn from the museum’s permanent collection and on loan from community members, include uniforms, accessories, equipment, military certificates and service records, personal letters, soldier photographs, original war bond posters and local Red Cross chapter notes…


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