Gallery Talk-The American Expeditionary Force on the Western Front

Gallery Talk

The American Expeditionary Force on the Western Front

 

On Sunday May 20, 2018 at 1:15 p.m Diane Mateo will present a gallery talk about The American Expeditionary Force on the Western Front. This talk will take place in the upstairs gallery of the Mahwah Museum. Seating is limited; advanced reservations are recommended. To reserve, email gallerytalks@mahwahmuseum.org or call 201.512.0099. Gallery talks are free with museum admission.

The talk will cover the role of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) in the major battles on the Western Front in 1918, including the Spring Offensive, the Battle of Belleau Wood and the Somme Offensive. The roles played by PFC John P. Fromm and PVT Edward Konnight, two Mahwah men who lost their lives, will also be discussed.

The Mahwah Museum is located at 201 Franklin Turnpike Mahwah, NJ 07430. Museum hours are weekends and Wednesdays from 1-4 pm. Current exhibits at the Mahwah Museum include Medicine in Mahwah, Mahwah’s Herstory: The Changing Roles of Women in Mahwah’s History, Joyce Kilmer- The Man, and WWI. Permanent exhibits are: Les Paul in Mahwah and The Donald Cooper Model Railroad, which is open weekends only from 1-4 pm. Admission to the Museum, is $5 for non-members, members and children are free. Visit www.mahwahmuseum.org or call 201.512.0099 for information on events, membership and volunteering.