Professor Jay Winter Speaks on "The First World War" at Bush-Holley House
Presented by YAAG and the Greenwich Historical Society in memory of the centennial of World War I. Private viewing of GHS exhibit "Greenwich Faces The Great War" before the speaker. Reception with open bar and hors d'oeuvres.

Please join us for a memorable event as Professor Jay Winter, the Charles J. Stille Professor of History, Yale University, will speak on "The First World War: A Transitional Approach". Before the speaker guests may enjoy a private viewing of the Historical Society's exhibit: "Greenwich Faces The Great War".  Please don't miss this opportunity to enjoy the beautiful fall setting of the Bush-Holley House and our delicious reception in the Vanderbilt Education Center (the "Barn").

Thursday, October 23, 2014

6:00-7:30 pm   Hors d'oeuvres & open bar, exhibit open

7:30 pm          Speaker begins, reception and exhibit close

Located at the Greenwich Historical Society Vanderbilt Education Center, 39 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, CT.

Professor Winter is a specialist on World War I and its impact on the 20th century.  Winter was co-producer, co-writer and chief historian for the PBS series, "The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century," which won an Emmy Award and a Peabody Award.

The exhibit will be open from 6:00-7:30 pm in the Storehouse Gallery next to the Bush-Holley House (please no food or drinks in the Gallery).  YAAG Board Member Karin Crooks will be available to provide further information about the exhibit.  A portion of the research for the exhibit was provided by YAAG 2013 Summer Intern, Amanda Hall.

Ticket price is $45 per person. Reservations are required and spaces are limited. Please click on the link below to purchase tickets. Please RSVP by October 17, 2014. 

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Event Information
Thursday, Oct 23 2014 at 6:00pm - 8:30pm [ iCal ]
Greenwich Historical Society
39 Strickland Road
Cos Cob, CT 06807

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