Jun
28
Tue
Show & Tell – War and the Flu: The Homefront of World War I in Tippecanoe County @ The History Center
Jun 28 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

 

With the US officially entering the Great War in April 1917, life in Tippecanoe County changed significantly. Coupled with this entrance into the war was the “Spanish Flu” that swept across the world in 1918-1919. Hear how citizens in the county engaged in two simultaneous battles on the homefront.
 
Join Pete Bill at the TCHA History Center for this program on local Tippecanoe County history.
 
Learn more about Show and Tell programs: Remember grade school Show & Tell, and how you looked forward to it all week? We all brought things from home that we thought were special or that were important to us. Recapture that school magic with TCHA’s Show & Tell programs! Bring a favorite piece from your collections, share what you know with others in the audience, and learn something new! Afterwards, sit back in your chair and engage with the presenter’s program.