The caption for this newspaper photograph tells the story. Penn Grove Camp at Smith Station
Camp Security, in present-day Springettsbury Township, probably resembled this British prisoner-of-war encampment in Charlottesville, Va.
Earlier this year on a sunny Saturday, I visited a spot offering a view of the fields and ridge where York County, Pa.’s, Camp Security once operated.
The site of York County’s American Revolution camp is a wonderful piece of land, and the nearby 1730s Schultz house just adds to this prize.
Digging to find evidence of Revolutionary War prisoner-of-war Camp Security began near the Schultz House