World War One Chautauqua 2017 sites announced

Seward and Nebraska City will host Chautauqua on June 15-18 and June 21-24 respectively. “World War I: Legacies of a Forgotten War” is a free festival of entertainment, historic presentations, exhibits, youth camps and more.

wilsonwithbryanbehindhastings“Next year is the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entrance into World War I, so it’s a good time for Nebraskans to come together and develop a fuller understanding of how the Great War still affects the world today,” said Kristi Hayek Carley, HN Chautauqua program manager. “Many people do not realize how much of an impact World War I had, both globally and domestically.”

The complete schedule of all speakers and events as well a reading list and more, will be available at
after the first of the year.



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