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July 11, 2019
Sergeant York Film Screening in Ticonderoga

On July 12, 2019, the Ticonderoga Historical Society will host a screening of the classic 1941 film Sergeant York at Hancock House!

Members of the York family will also be on hand to discuss Sgt. York's life, legacy, and plans for the Sgt... Read More

July 8, 2019
Sergeant York: The Play Success!

The Special VIP event hosted by the Cumberland County Playhouse for the Sgt. York Patriotic Foundation on Tuesday, June 25th was a huge success!

Playing to a packed house, the Crossing Caney band delighted fans with their lively... Read More

June 24, 2019
Sgt. York Commemorative Coin

Howard Teich, co-chair of the East Side World War I Centennial Committee, commisioned renowned coin and medal designer, Joel Iskowitz, to create a special medal. This medal was designed to honor Sgt. York, New Yorkers, and the Americans who served and sacrificed during World War I. To learn more about Joel's process and his other works, please check out this link.

November 9, 2018
Veterans Day Event: Living History Programming

Veterans Day Weekend Events

Dozens of living history actors will descend upon Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Park this weekend to offer programs and demonstrations in honor of Veterans Day and the 100th anniversary of the Great War's end.

SERGEANT YORK: THE PLAY, starring Greg Helton
June 27, 2018
Celebrate July 4th with free BBQ dinner, live music and One Day Special screening of Award winning Sgt. York: The Play!

All are invited in celebrating an All-American Day of Independence with free BBQ, music and the highly acclaimed Sgt. York Play!

In an encore performance of Memorial Day weekend in Pall Mall, The Sgt. York Patriotic Foundation and Sgt.... Read More

April 4, 2017
Commission lists program participants and Special Guests for April 6 Ceremony

Washington, D.C. – The United States Centennial Commission today announced program participants and special guests for “In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace: Centennial Commemoration of the U.S. Entry into World War I” on April 6 at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, MO.

September 10, 2014
East Tennessee full of longtime Medal of Honor tributes (wbir.com)

There's a lot of excitement over this rare gathering of living recipients of the Medal of Honor, but it's worth noting one of the reasons they chose Knoxville for this convention is this area's long history of honoring our...