Monmouth County - Ocean - Remembering Our World War I Veterans Flag Ceremony




Remembering Our World War I Veterans Flag Ceremony
Saturday, July 29, 2017, 6:30 pm
Eden Woolley House, 703 Deal Road, Ocean, NJ 07712

April 6 marks the 100th anniversary of this country’s entry into The Great War, as it was called at the time. Though largely forgotten, New Jersey’s role in the war—before, during, and after official U.S. participation—was both critical and fascinating. Events are planned throughout the state to tell the story—including a major exhibit at the Eden Woolley House.

Please join us at 6:30, July 29, on the grounds of the Eden Woolley House to raise the flag in memory of the men and women who served in the First World War (1914-1918; for U.S., 1917-1918). Call the Museum (732-531-2136) or visit oceanmuseum.org to add your ancestor or nominee to the list of honored veterans.

The Woolley House will be open on the evening of Saturday July, 29, 2017. We will have a flag ceremony and remembrance to those veterans who served. The Museum will be open for those attending to come in and see our current exhibits.

Please call or write the Museum (732-531-2136 or OceanMuseum@yahoo.com) or sign up on-line to arrange for your loved one to be honored. Our focus is on local veterans, but we welcome all who wish to be remembered.

The Township of Ocean Historical Museum, founded in 1984, is a member-supported, 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, incorporated under the laws of the State of New Jersey. Its headquarters, the Eden Woolley House, is one of the few 18th century structures still in existence in the Township and is open to the public on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays (1 p.m. to 4 p.m.), Thursday Evenings (7 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 15 through December 15) and the first and second Sundays of each month (1p.m. to 4 p.m.). The Township of Ocean Historical Museum offers exhibits on the history of coastal Monmouth County and a full calendar of events. The Museum is also 100% volunteer supported, with no paid staff. The Museum maintains a library and archive, which houses manuscripts, books and photographs of historical and genealogical interest. For more information, please call 732-531-2136 or visit our website at http://www.OceanMuseum.org

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