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French Alliance of 1778 ratified May 4th in York, PA

The Treaty of Alliance with France, during the Revolutionary War, was both signed in France and ratified by the Continental Congress while York was the seat of government for the new nation. Without France’s significant military aid, provided by this … Continue reading

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York’s Life Size Statue of General Marquis de Lafayette

Experience the Marquis de Lafayette sailing to America In front of the pictured house at 157 West Market Street in York, Pennsylvania, stands this life size statue of General Marquis de Lafayette. The statue was sculpted by Lorann Jacobs and … Continue reading

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