Over There; Portage County in the Great War

  • Overview
  • 6 building museum exhibit focusing on the role of Portage County men and women on the battlefront and on the homefront. Learn about Portage County notables including Vice Admiral Albert Weston Grant, General McGlachlin, Carl Jacobs, Madame Schumann-Heinck and Paul Collins. Explore the role of the immigrant communities in the war effort, including the Polish Army. See how the war affected life on the home front. Visit the model trench to learn more about soldier's lives on the front. World War One re-enactors at the Park at Heritage days June 17 and 18. Free admission.

Over There; Portage County in the Great War
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  • Portage County Historical Society Site - Heritage Park
  • Free Admission
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday