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  • Writer's pictureLawrence Lore

St. Francisville Honor Roll

On October 4, 1942 a large Honor Roll containing the names of Denison Township men serving in the United Stated Armed Forces during World War II was dedicated in St. Francisville. Citizens of Denison sponsored the project and a good crowd of area residents attended the dedication ceremonies.

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