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A View from the Trenches: The Oberwetter World War I Collection


World War I was the most destructive confilct the globe had ever seen. Cities, building, and roads were destroyed and the soldiers who participated died from wounds and disease. Austin Oberwetter, a Texan soldier from the 23rd Engineers, documented the conflict with his camera and lived to share his experiences. Oberwetter's collection of photographs along with the accompanying captions he penned will be on display at the The Heritage Society Museum Gallery from Wednesday, February 21, 2018–Saturday, April 28, 2018. The collection is an excellent chance to understand and visualize World War I from the perspective of a soldier.  

Location: The Heritage Society Museum Gallery

Museum Hours: Tuesday–Saturday: 10:00 am–4:00 pm.

Admission: Museum Gallery admission is free. 

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