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Names of York: Charles Williams

More in the ongoing series on the Names of York.

Place: Charles E. Williams American Legion Post on East Princess Street, York

Who was it named after? Williams was one of six brothers to serve and the only one in the family to die in World War II.

Interesting fact: At least 570 York Countians died in World War II, possibly the highest county death toll in any war. And what better weekend to celebrate a war hero in York than on Independence Day?

Source: York Town Square blog

Do you have a suggestion of a place in York County named for a person? If so, post a comment! I’m going to work my way through some likely ones, such as schools and parks, but I need other suggestions too!

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