Events

Nov
26
Sun
Lecture Series:  Belchertown and World War I
Nov 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Lecture Series:  Belchertown and World War I @ Stone House Museum
Lecture Series:  Belchertown and World War I
Sunday November 26th 2pm
Free 
The Belchertown Stone House Museum
Randi Shenkman will share our wonderful collection of patriotic and recruiting posters.
On April 6, 1917, the United States finally declared war on Germany.  Europe had been at war for almost three years and the US had resisted getting involved, but by this time, it was not possible to do so any further.  President Wilson told America and by extension, Belchertown, that we had to “…make the world safe for democracy.”