As part of the Commonwealth's commemoration of the 100th and 75th anniversaries of WWI and WWII, and as a means to explore and share the countless resources Virginia offers for learning about WWI and WWII, the Virginia World War I and World War II Commemoration Commission joined with partners across Virginia  in the summers of 2017, 2018, and 2019 to host a series of teacher symposiums in every region of the state. Information on the 14 symposiums and resources from participating museums are below.

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Library of Virginia
Richmond, VA 

Held: July 18, 2019

Sessions hosted by:
Library of Virginia,
National D-Day Memorial,
Virginia War Memorial,
Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum,
116th Infantry Regiment Foundation,
and 2018 Virginia Teacher of the Year Michelle Cottrell-Williams

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Military Aviation Museum
Virginia Beach, VA

Held: July 24, 2018

Sessions hosted by:
116th Infantry Regiment Foundation,
MacArthur Memorial,
Military Aviation Museum,
National D-Day Memorial,
and Virginia War Memorial

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Fredericksburg Museum
Fredericksburg, VA

Held: July 26, 2017

Sessions hosted by:
National Museum of the Marine Corps,
U.S. Army Women's Museum,
National Park Service,
and Virginia Holocaust Museum

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National D-Day Memorial
Bedford, VA

Held: July 18, 2017

Sessions hosted by:
Virginia War Memorial,
Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum,
National D-Day Memorial,
and George C. Marshall Foundation

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Historic Masonic Theatre
Clifton Forge, VA

Held: June 28, 2017

Sessions hosted by:
Edith Bolling Wilson Museum and Birthplace,
Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum,
Marshall Foundation,
and Virginia War Memorial

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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library 
Staunton, VA

Held: July 25, 2019

Sessions hosted by:
Library of Virginia,
National D-Day Memorial,
Virginia War Memorial,
Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum,
116th Infantry Regiment Foundation,
and 2018 Virginia Teacher of the Year Michelle Cottrell-Williams

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U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum
Fort Lee, VA

Held: July 17, 2018

Sessions hosted by:
116th Infantry Regiment Foundation,
Library of Virginia,
Military Aviation Museum,
National D-Day Memorial,
US Army Quartermaster Museum, and Virginia War Memorial

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The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
Winchester, VA

Held: July 25, 2017

Sessions hosted by:
Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum,
Virginia War Memorial,
National D-Day Memorial,
and George C. Marshall Foundation

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Virginia Historical Society
Richmond, VA

Held: July 12, 2017

Sessions hosted by:
U.S. Army Women's Museum,
Library of Virginia,
National D-Day Memorial,
and Virginia Historical Society

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Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum
Wytheville, VA

Held: June 27, 2017

Sessions hosted by:
Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum,
Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum,
National D-Day Memorial,
and Virginia War Memorial

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National Museum of the U.S. Marine Corps 
Triangle, VA

Held: July 31, 2018

Sessions hosted by:
116th Infantry Regiment Foundation,
Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum,
National D-Day Memorial,
National Museum of the Marine Corps,
Virginia War Memorial,
and 2018 Virginia Teacher of the Year Michelle Cottrell-Williams

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Heartwood Center
Abingdon, VA

Held: July 10, 2018

Sessions hosted by:
116th Infantry Regiment Foundation,
Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum,
Library of Virginia,
National D-Day Memorial, 
and Virginia War Memorial

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Longwood University
Farmville, VA

Held: July 19, 2017

Sessions hosted by: 
U.S. Army Women's Museum,
Virginia War Memorial,
National D-Day Memorial,
and Military Aviation Museum

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MacArthur Memorial
Norfolk, VA

Held: July 11, 2017

Sessions hosted by:
Hampton Roads Naval Museum,
and MacArthur Memorial

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