Suffolk County Historical Society: Long Island & World War I / Nov 8


Long Island & World War I

A book talk by Richard F. Welch

Thursday, November 8, 2018 – 6:00 PM

Members Free; Non-Members $5
Incudes wine & cheese + admission to current exhibits!

This event includes a book sale & signing.

RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100

Learn how Long Island answered the call to service during the First World War, including the young men who entered the armed forces, the training center at Yaphank’s Camp Upton, the Long Island factories that built torpedoes, our agricultural industry’s contributions, and more! This event includes a book sale & signing for the author’s newly published book, Long Island and World War I (History Press).

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Richard F. Welch is a trustee at the Suffolk County Historical Society and the author of several books, including General Washington’s Commando: Benjamin Tallmadge in the Revolutionary War (2014) and Long Island and World War I (2018). Dr. Welch received his Ph.D. in history from Stony Brook University and has taught American and military history at Long Island University and Farmingdale State College. 



The Suffolk County Historical Society hosts lectures and book discussions by noted local historians and authors on subjects related to Long Island’s rich history. Lectures are held in our beautiful Noel J. Gish Gallery. Visit our website for our complete Event Schedule.



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