NC in the Great War Exhibit

Date: August 7 - September 24, 2017
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Contact: Tanya
Phone: 2524751500

North Carolina in the Great War” will be on exhibit at Roanoke Island Festival Park August 7 -September 24. The exhibit can be seen daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the small gallery in Ticket Sales. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Roanokeisland.com.


Nearly 61,000 North Carolinians were drafted in 1917 and 1918 for a world war that had begun several years earlier. During this centennial commemoration of World War I, a 10-panel exhibit, accompanied by many artifacts, remembers 2,375 lives lost and more than 200 medal recipients from the Tar Heel state. Also included are several local and regional artifacts.

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