The program and participants in the National Observance of the 100th anniversary  of the American entry into the Great War was released today.  Some 4000 people will be in attendance.

Click here for the press release.

The event will be livestreamed on Thursday for those unable to attend.



Blair Tarr is the Museum Curator of the Kansas State Historical Society. He oversees the three-dimensional collections of the Society, but has special interests in the Civil War, Wichita-made Valentine diners, and Leavenworth's Abernathy Furniture. In the last few years he has also done a lot of cramming on The Great War. He is a past president of the Kansas Museums Association and the Civil War Round Tables of both Kansas City and Eastern Kansas. He is currently a board member of the Heritage League of Greater Kansas City.