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POW Camp Security site: ‘There’s a lot of history waiting to be discovered’

Camp Security, in present-day Springettsbury Township, probably resembled this British prisoner-of-war encampment in Charlottesville, Va. Some prisoners from this camp moved to Camp Security in 1781 when Cornwallis’ redcoats moved northward into Virginia. Later, other prisoners from Cornwallis’ surrendered command … Continue reading

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