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The World War Ends Bird Island Union 11-14-1918

Word was sent out at 5:00 A.M. on Monday, November 11, that , “The armistice had been signed. It was signed at 5 o’clock Paris time and hostilities ended at 11 o’clock, Paris time. Six A.M. Washington time… Read More

Fairfax Goes Wild Over Victory News Fairfax Standard 11-14-1918

Guards, Band, Citizens, School Children Parade and Salute Flag and Sing Songs Clang! Clang! Toot! Toot! Toot! Hurrah! Boom! Boom!! PEACE!! The glad tidings of Peace reached Fairfax before the breakfast hour Monday morning and the shouting for… Read More