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Guards at Camp Security 11: Manuel Zeigler

(A public meeting with information on the May/June 2015 dig at Camp Security will be held at the Springettsbury Township building, 1501 Mount Zion Road at 7 p.m. Wednesday March 25.) There are 42 pages in the Revolutionary War pension … Continue reading

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Call put out for information on previous Camp Security finds

I stopped by the site of the Camp Security archaeology dig yesterday and took a few photos. There have been some small Revolutionary War period artifacts found so far: brass and tombac buttons, a lead musket ball, a British copper … 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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Camp Security to be Preserved

I am so glad to hear the good news that the Pasch property (also known as the Weist farm), a vital part of the original tract on which Camp Security was located, is going to be preserved. Camp Security is … Continue reading

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