Great War History Meet-Up in Rockland County Aug 8th


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rockland county meet upA Great War History meet-up will be held at the Ringwood Manor, 1304 Sloatsburg Road, Ringwood, NJ, on Sunday, August 6, 2017.

Participants will meet at the Ringwood Manor to commemorate the centennial of the U.S. entry into World War I. There will be military encampment on the grounds of the historic 19th century manor, lectures on the Women’s Emergency Services, an ongoing medical nursing display, uniform exhibitions, period music performed by the renowned historical balladeer Linda Russell, arms demonstrations, and more.

To join the group, arrive at Ringwood Manor at 10:15 am and meet at the State Park Bulletin Board in the main parking lot. The event will run from 10 am to 5 pm. and a variety of military impressions covering the time period 1914-1919 will be presented. Lunch is not included. Guests are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch.

There is no fee for the event, but the state parking fee of $5 for in-state vehicle and $7 for out-of-state vehicles will apply to enter Ringwod State Park. Ringwood Manor will be open for guided tours from 10 am to 3 pm. Tour fees are $3 for adults, $1 for children age 6-12, children age 5 and under are free.

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