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April 20, 2024

World War I exhibit open house set for Nov. 10

A World War I exhibit is set for an Open House in November at the Wapple House Museum in Hollister.

The exhibit’s open house is set for 1-4 p.m. Nov. 10 at the historical museum located at 498 Fifth St. in Hollister next to the San Benito County Free Library. It is a free event.

The exhibit honors the San Benito County men who served in World War I. New displays include recently acquired rare photographs of the September 21, 1917 send-off of the second group of draftees to Fort Lewis, Washington for basic training before heading to France.

Come help identify family members in the pictures.  More information is at San Benito County Historical Society Facebook page at www.facebook.com/sbchistoricalsociety/