“WWI Memorial Insider Tour for Guides and Planners” WEBINAR VIDEO is posted

Note the recording of this webinar that was held last week.


Webinar slide ID
Five start 260

The Webinar
is Posted for Viewing and Sharing:

An Insider Tour for Guides, Travel Planners, Volunteers and Interested Visitors
Held on Friday, May 14, 2021, 1pm EST

On April 17, 2021, the New National WWI Memorial opened to the public. This webinar provides a detailed and insider perspective on the WWI Memorial. It is ideal for professional tour guides, travel planners, teachers, docent volunteers and anyone who wants to understand the history, structure, features, meaning and resources surrounding the new National WWI Memorial in our nation’s capitol.

Guests:

  • Daniel S. Dayton: Executive Director, US WWI Centennial Commission:
    Welcome & Overview
  • Edwin Fountain: Former Vice-Chair, US WWI Centennial Commission:
    Why We Need This Memorial
  • Joe Weishaar: Lead Designer, National WWI Memorial, Washington, DC:
    A Walk Through the Design” 
  • Patricia Abler and Christina Bauer: Education Committee Co-Chairs, The Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington, DC:
    First Impressions from a Tour Guide’s Perspective
  • Sabin Howard: Sculptor, “A Soldier’s Journey,” WWI Memorial, Washington, DC:
    A Soldier’s Journey Sculpture Evolution and Design
  • Host: Theo Mayer, Chief Technologist, US WWI Centennial Commission / Doughboy Foundation:
    The WWI Memorial Apps – A Digital Dimension to the WWI Memorial”

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