Poughkeepsie’s Part in the World War 1917~1919

World War One War Dead and Homefront Exhibition

Created by historian and writer Holly Wahlberg, a graduate of Boston University, Columbia University and the Sotheby’s of London Design Education Program. She lives in the City of Poughkeepsie where she has been active in a number of preservation and history awareness projects.

About 3,500 men enlisted or were drafted for military service from Dutchess County,
some 1,300 of these from Poughkeepsie
Southeastern New York, A History…” by Zimm, Croning, Emsley & Jewell, 1946.

The Temporary, Wooden Honor Roll 1919

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