World War I Centennial

Visit the Brazoria County Historical Museum on Thursday, April 27 at 6:30 p.m., and you will hear from Jeffrey William Hunt as he discusses the role of the Texas National Guard in World War I, including the formation of the 36th Infantry Division, as well as an overview of how the U.S. became involved in the conflict. (The United States of America joined the Great War by joining allied in the fight against Germany on April 6, 1917).

Jeffrey William Hunt is the Director of the Texas Military Forces Museum at Camp Mabry in Austin, Texas, as well as the following:

  • Adjunct Professor of History at Austin Community College
  • Curator of Collections
  • Director of the Living History Program at the Admiral Nimitz National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, Texas for 11 years

He holds a Bachelors Degree in Government and a Masters Degree in History, both from the University of Texas at Austin.

Event:  Thursday, April 25 at 6:30 p.m.
Venue:  Brazoria County Historical Museum
Location:  100 East Cedar, Angleton
Contact:  979-864-1208
Website:  www.bchm.org