Museum seeks stories and artifacts from World War I

LANCASTER—This year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I and the Lancaster Virginia Historical Society-Mary Ball Washington Museum wants to know what local families were doing while the Great War waged.

The museum seeks photographs, artifacts and other memorabilia that can be loaned by community members as part of an exhibit commemorating the war and depicting life in Lancaster during 1914-1918.

“Of Lancaster County’s population, which was reported as 9,752 in 1910, 315 residents went on to serve in World War I after America entered the conflict in 1917, and three died in service,” said executive director Karen Hart…