Display tells the story of The Boys from Volney
The boys from Volney is a two-board display giving a brief glimpse into the life of the 40 young boys that left home and Volney to fight in WW 1. Every man has a story to tell and this their story. The display includes photos, their story and authentic WW 1 equipment worn and used by the Army soldiers: gas mask, googles, cot, utensils, helmet, uniform and clothing, James ?Stevens wore gear and apparatus on loan by his daughter, Peg Rookey and grandson, Kevin Rookey.
Display will be at the Volney Town Hall, Volney Center, now through the spring of 2019. Free and open to the public Monday through Thursday from 9 am to 4 pm.