Tag Archives: Blake Stough

Visit to Camp Security in 1905

I found this article from the July 21, 1905 York newspaper, probably the York Daily, in the Jere Carl scrapbooks at the York County History Center. Little articles about Camp Security pop up every now and then in the old newspapers. … Continue reading

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Guards at Camp Security 6: Samuel Fulton & John Baker

My recent York Sunday News column concerning Revolutionary War pension applications from Militia Guards at Camp Security is below. In it I briefly recap how the prisoners of war came to be at Camp Security with York County militiamen serving … Continue reading

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Guards at Camp Security: Andrew Anderson

Who were the men of the Pennsylvania Militia that served as guards at Camp Security? They could be your ancestors. About 1,140 of these York County citizens, the individuals that served from July 1781 through May 1782, are listed in … Continue reading

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York County people have weathered some serious storms

We should not panic when we hear of impending storms and flooding, but neither should we be complacent. If an area is to be evacuated, the smart thing to do is leave before you find yourself underwater. Fellow blogger Blake … Continue reading

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