Free with Museum Admission
Recommended for all ages
In honor of our exhibition World War I Beyond the Trenches, we’re commemorating the 100th anniversary of America’s official entry into the First World War by bringing New York in 1917 to life! Every Saturday and on select Sundays this summer, stop by the Museum to meet different personalities from the home- and warfronts of the United States a century ago. Each week is different—you might discover the uniforms of army doughboys, run into a famous leader, or march with suffragists!
On Sunday, August 27, we want you to meet our 28th commander-in-chief! Before you can get you’re your picture taken with President Wilson, though, you’ll need to meet his personal protective agent—a member of the early secret service! Portrayed by Living Historians Kevin Titus and Michael Esposito of the D.E.O.A. Historical Association Wilson and his agent will answer your questions about the White House in 1917. Don’t miss your chance to take a close look at their original hats, glasses, and secret agent badge from 100 years ago, too!
Check out our Family Calendar to discover each Centennial Saturday’s or Sunday’s special theme!
Image Courtesy of Kevin Titus.