By Janet Serra

Posted: 06/27/2017 15:11:03

The Danbury Historical Society, now in its 75th year of celebrating local history has launched a new exhibition, The Great War, Danbury Answers the Call focusing on World War I.

This exhibit focuses on the contributions of Danbury citizens at home and abroad during World War I. All branches of service are recognized in this fascinating display.

This summer, the Museum is offering an expanded tour schedule through Labor Day and is offering guided tours of the historic buildings (John & Mary Rider House (c.1785), John Dodd Hat Shop (c.1790), The Marian Anderson Studio and The Little Red Schoolhouse) located at their 43 Main St. campus.  The guided tours are available daily Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Danbury Museum & Historical Society is a BLUE STAR MUSEUM offering free admission to the nation's active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve through Labor Day.

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