Marcus H. Holcomb

Marcus H. Holcomb Governor of Connecticut

September 8, 1918 was an important day in the effort to mobilize Connecticut residents for the Great War.  On that day, Governor Marcus H. Holcomb and the Connecticut Council of Defense organized the most audacious patriotic celebration held during the duration of World War I.  The heart of the celebration […]

Newspaper Digitization: September 8, 1918, the War Pilgrimage to Lebanon