About 20 actors will produce a series of vignettes, or short scenes, to commemorate the events that caused
Duncan said the local actors will portray the assassination of
"There are no World War I veterans alive. It rolls back to what we do for the Civil War. We do reenactments and performances," Duncan said.
In a partnership with the local playhouse, the
The playhouse and museum, which previously partnered together for a murder mystery dinner last Christmas, provided the costumes for the World War I play.
This month marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the conflict.
"Unless you studied the history, you will not know what caused it or what started it," Duncan said.
"It happened 100 years ago. There is a generation that is gone now. If we don't bring it to the forefront, it could be forgotten."
WWI was the first war to use technology such as ships, airplanes, telephones and artillery that included machine guns and poison gas.
"Things like that allowed it to be a global conflict," Duncan said. "It was the most brutal war we have ever seen since."
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