Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Did You Know?

Did you know the American Legion Post No. 62 on Dunn Street was named in honor of Stephen W. Manchester, the first Westbrook citizen to die in World War I? Manchester was killed in the battle of Soissons-Rheims in France.

Source: Fall 2006 Westbrook Historical Society newsletter (Philip E. Curran, editor)

John C.L. Morgan

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