Remembering the Forgotten Generation; Delco honors 100th anniversary of US in WW I

Celebrations were held in various towns and boroughs in Delaware County on Saturday as many observed the centennial anniversary of America entering World War I. At Collingdale Park, the Collingdale Historical Society held a “Day of Remembrance.” Society President Elizabeth MacGuire said the United States declared war on Germany on April 6, 1917. A memorial in the park lists 128 names of Collingdale residents who served in the war. Of that number, 122 people returned from the war; six didn’t. Some of the lost represented established Collingdale families. Joseph Glover and his cousin, Calvin, both of whom lived on...

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