Celebrate Women’s History Month

Looking for something to do this Women’s History Month?

This March, celebrate Women’s History Month with The Army Historical Foundation and plan a visit at the National Museum of the United States Army. Explore the hidden lesser-known role of women in the American Revolution, the heroism of Clara Barton—the Civil War “Angel on the Battlefield,” and the service of the “Hello Girls” of World War I.  Trace the rich legacy of women serving in the U.S. Army by exploring their stories highlighted throughout the Museum.  

Below are the Museum’s Women’s History Month events. More details are available on the Museum’s online events calendar: 

• “Compelled to Face Danger: Clara Barton and the Civil War” with Dr. John Maass 
March 8, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (onsite at the Museum and virtual)

• “Our Girls Over There: The Hello Girls of World War I” 
March 9, 16 and 23, 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. (virtual)

• Book Talk: “Liberty is Sweet: The Hidden History of The American Revolution” by Woody Holton, a reassessment of the American Revolution and how the Founders were influenced by overlooked Americans, including women. 
March 17, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. (virtual)

All Museum events are FREE! To visit the Museum, or attend on-site events, free timed-entry tickets are required and can be reserved online at the Museum’s website. To attend an event virtually, registration is also required through the Museum’s website at theNMUSA.org.

Don’t forget to visit AHF’s History Center for more women’s military history resources and you can check out this latest Fairfax County Times article to learn more about what’s happening in the area.

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