Museum at Liberty Memorial marking 100 years since start of WWI

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - This year marks 100 years since the beginning of WWI. As a result, the museum at the Liberty Memorial will host a free public ceremony Monday morning.

“This is a perfect time to honor those soldiers who have bravely fought and who have served for our country by coming here to the National WWI Museum. It’s a world-class museum and it’s the nation’s memorial for the First World War,” Curator of Education Lora Vogt said.

They’ll have music performances, free ice cream and a Walk of Honor ceremony where more than 100 engraved bricks will be added to the 9,000 that are already there.

Saturday, 30 military vehicles from throughout history will be on display in front of the memorial.

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