Category Archives: Marines

New publication highlights York County men and women in World War I

I don’t know as much as I would like to about World War I, including the involvement of York County people in that Great War. This year is the 100th anniversary of what was then thought to be “the war … Continue reading

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York’s Samuel Bacon was charged with founding the African colony that became Liberia

Samuel Bacon (1782-1820) packed a lot into his 38 years. He is described in the History of the York County Academy, as “educator, lawyer, Marine, Episcopal clergyman and missionary.” In 1814, within two years after coming to York to teach … Continue reading

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