WWII Home Front

World War II Home Front: Chestertown Remembers




WWIIRiverArts Gallery will open “World War II Home Front: Chestertown Remembers” First Friday, November 6 with an opening reception from 5:00 to 8:00. Co-sponsored by the C.V. Starr Center for the American Experience, the exhibit features stories from interviews conducted by Washington College students during last summer’s StoryQuest program. Among the dozens of local residents included in the exhibit are Pat Ingersoll sharing how the war affected her life as a young bride on the farm, Allen and Virginia Capel talking about the German POWs who worked in the fields, Ralph Van Dyke remembering the munitions plant explosion in 1943, and Rolph Townsend sharing his experience as a teenager during the war. The exhibit will run through November 14.