OSSIAN IN WWI

Program
NYS Historic
Subject
Event
Location
4880 Ossian Hill Road, Dansville, NY
Lat/Long
42.534692, -77.7493504
Grant Recipient
Town of Ossian
Historic Marker

OSSIAN IN WWI

Inscription

OSSIAN IN WWI
SUPPORTED WAR EFFORT THROUGH
LIBERTY LOANS, RED CROSS
WORK 1917-1918.
LOCAL MEN SERVED IN
MILITARY AND AS FARM CADETS.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2018

The young men of the rural Town of Ossian enlisted in the military during World War I; one lost his life while serving his country. The Ossian community, a small rural town, worked together to support the war effort through Liberty Loans, War Savings Stamps, agricultural challenge, the Cadet Corps and the Red Cross, receiving a number of awards for their efforts.