It has been nearly 100 years since the United States entered into World War I.  The Buffalo History Museum is going to open up an exhibit soon to commemorate all of the soldiers lost from Western New York while fighting for our country.

The exhibit is called For Home and Country and it is going to honor all 968 of the lives lost in WWI from right here.

Included in the exhibit are artifacts from the war including home front advertising, uniforms, and weaponry.

It opens on Thursday April 6, and will run for two years through 2019.

Date:  Opening Thursday, April 6

Time: Reception 5 pm \ Curators Talk & Tour 6 pm

Location:  One Museum Court (at Elmwood Ave. & Nottingham Terr. intersection) Admission & Parking:  Free

Museum Hours:  Tuesday 10:00 pm5 pm; Wednesday 10:00 pm - 8 pm; Thursday - Saturday 10:00 pm - 5:00 pm; Sunday - 12:00 - 5:00 pm; Closed Mondays.

For more information: 716. 873. 9644 www.buffalohistory.org