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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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WWI & WWII Navy Destroyers Named after York Veteran

Memorial Day Tribute to Yorker Henry Laub While reading old newspapers on microfilm at the York County Heritage Trust, an article from July 9, 1918, piqued my interest; quoting that article from The Gazette and Daily of York PA: DESTROYER … Continue reading

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