WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM AND PARTNERS TO HOST “WORLD WAR 100: A CENTENNIAL SYMPOSIUM”

Contact: Karen Burch Senior Marketing Specialist  (608) 264-6086 karen.burch@dva.wisconsin.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM AND PARTNERS TO HOST “WORLD WAR 100: A CENTENNIAL SYMPOSIUM” Conference marks centennial observance of WWI; National and international scholars examine Great War’s legacy MADISON, Wis. (Sept. 26, 2017) – The Wisconsin Veterans Museum today

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THE WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM JOINS SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE’S 13th ANNUAL MUSEUM DAY LIVE!

September 15, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Wisconsin Veterans Museum Joins Smithsonian magazine’s 13th Annual Museum Day Live!  Free Admission, explore the new World War I Centennial Exhibit, and receive 20% off in-store purchase on September 23, 2017, with a Downloadable Museum Day Live! Ticket MADISON, Wis. (September 15th, 2017)

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MOST SIGNIFICANT CIVIL WAR ACQUISITION YET FOR WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM

May 1, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MOST SIGNIFICANT CIVIL WAR ACQUISITION YET FOR WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM Circuitous Journey for 1860 Flag Reads Like Detective Novel, Back of Flag Produces Remarkable Surprise MADISON, Wis. (April 25, 2017) – It was the evening of July 4, 1860. During an annual ball, the

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WORLD WAR I STORIES FROM A CENTURY AGO TOLD IN VETS’ OWN WORDS IS A FIRST FOR WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM

March 23, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WORLD WAR I STORIES FROM A CENTURY AGO TOLD IN VETS’ OWN WORDS IS A FIRST FOR WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM MADISON, Wis. (March 23, 2017) – The most powerful storytelling is first-person, unfiltered, heartfelt, and, at times, heart-wrenching. In days leading up to the

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WISCONSIN CIVIL WAR UNIT BATTLE FLAG RETURNS TO HOME STATE

September 22, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WISCONSIN CIVIL WAR UNIT BATTLE FLAG RETURNS TO HOME STATE MADISON, Wis. (September 22, 2016) – The Wisconsin Veterans Museum announced today that a descendant of a Civil War soldier from the 2nd Wisconsin Cavalry  Regiment has donated a battle flag (guidon) to the

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FAMED BALD EAGLE MASCOT “OLD ABE” CONVFIRMED AS MALE DNA TESTING OF MASCOTS FEATHERS ANSWERS 150 YEAR OLD DEBATE

July 14, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DNA TESTING OF MASCOT’S FEATHERS YIELD CONCLUSIVE RESULTS MADISON, Wis. (July 14, 2016) – The Wisconsin Veterans Museum and University of Wisconsin-Madison Biotechnology Center Molecular Archaeology Group today announced that the Civil War bald eagle mascot “Old Abe” was a male, ending a 150

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WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM TO END 150 YEAR OLD DEBATE BY REVEALING RESULTS OF DNA ANALYSIS TESTING GENDER OF FAMED CIVIL WAR MASCOT “OLD ABE”

July 13, 2016 DNA TESTING OF MASCOT’S FEATHERS YIELD CONCLUSIVE RESULTS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE What:       Wisconsin Veterans Museum to announce results of DNA analysis testing gender of Civil War mascot “Old Abe” When:      10 a.m. Where:     Wisconsin Veterans Museum Civil War Exhibit 30 W.

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WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM UNVEILS A NEW EXHIBIT

May 12, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM UNVEILS A NEW EXHIBIT THE ART OF PERSUASION MOBILIZING THE MASSES IN WWI ON MAY 27 MADISON, Wis. (May 12, 2016) – On Friday, May 27, Wisconsin Veterans Museum visitors will have the opportunity to look more than 100 years in

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WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM PUTS ORAL HISTORY RECORDINGS ONLINE

April 19, 2016 MADISON, Wis. (April 19, 2016) – For the first time, visitors of the Wisconsin Veterans Museum website can go to the oral history section to listen to interviews recorded with local veterans. The museum is enhancing access to oral history online by incorporating the Oral History Metadata

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WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM ANNOUNCES 2016 LIST OF EVENTS

February 24, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM ANNOUNCES 2016 LIST OF EVENTS MADISON, Wis. (Feb. 22, 2016) –The Wisconsin Veterans Museum in Madison is honored to help visitors connect with the unique stories of Wisconsin’s past and present service men and women by hosting several events and presentations.

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