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Worcester's Chet Heywood and the Brave Black Regiment in World War I

History / Heritage - Lecture/Discussion

Thursday, February 22, 2018
7:00 PM-8:30 PM

Worcester Historical Museum
Fletcher Auditorium
30 Elm Street
Worcester, MA 01609
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Bob Stacey, guest curator of Worcester Historical Museum's current major exhibition "Citizen Soldiers" discusses Worcester-resident Chester "Chet" Heywood, his World War I career, and the regiment with which he served.
When American entered World War I in 1917, Worcester, like every other city in the United States, entered a new age. The exhibit "Citizen Soldiers" tells the stories of Worcester men and women who served overseas and at home. Learn how everything changed during the Great War.

Cost: Free

Suggested Audiences:Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School

E-mail:info@worcesterhistory.net

Last Modified: February 9, 2018 at 5:38 PM

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