World War I

War, Flu and Fear: World War I and Clay County Exhibit Tells the Stories of Locals Who Served

More than 115,000 American Soldiers died during World War I, and 64 of them were from Clay County

  MOORHEAD, Minn.– Memorial Day is about remembering the men and women who lost their lives while serving. More than 115,000 American Soldiers died during World War I, and 64 of them were from Clay County. The exhibit War, Flu and Fear: World War I and Clay County, is dedicated to preserving and sharing the stories of hardship endured by the…

Hjemkomst Center Opens New World War I Exhibit

"War, Fear and Flu" uses artifacts from World War I to describe life in Clay County one year ago

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People in Clay County can learn more about how World War One impacted their community one hundred years ago. The “War, Fear, and Flu” exhibit gathers stories from people who lived during World War One to paint a picture about how life was like during the conflict. The Hjemkomst Center is hosting the exhibit until January 2020. The…