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Old Westbury Gardens World War I Centennial

World War I Centennial

During the 2018 season, Old Westbury Gardens will present a number of exhibits and lectures commemorating the 100th anniversay of the end of World War One.  These include the following:


Harlem’s Rattlers and the Great War: The 369th Regiment. Sunday, November 4, 2:00 pm. Presented by Jeffery Sammons, Professor of History, New York University, co-author with John H. Morrow, Jr. of Harlem’s Rattlers and the Great War: The Undaunted 369th Regiment and the African American Quest for Equality.

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Phipps: Letters from the Great War, Sunday, November 11, 2:00 pm.  A presentation about the correspondence from the archives the Phipps’s friends, families, and charities.

All talks are included with admission and will be held in the Barn at Orchard Hill.