Jay Paisley | Legionville to West Point

On episode 9 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with Beaver County history author Jay Paisley about his current book project documenting Legionville—the nation’s first military training base established by Major General “Mad” Anthony Wayne in 1792.

For more about Legionville, listen to Episode 4: Andy Janicki

Jay Paisley is a retired teacher and one of the historical researchers of the Little Beaver Historical Society. His book, The Huffman Letters, is in its second printing and represents a firsthand account of the Civil War by young soldier from Darlington Township, Pennsylvania.

This episode was recorded August 19, 2017 in Darlington, Pennsylvania.  Guest: Jay Paisley.  Audiography: Kevin Farkas. Music (available on SoundCloud.com): Thusanthan (“Kannan Marching”). Music available on Internet Archive: Sturbridge Colonial Militia (“Sodgers Return,” “Thunder and Lightning”).  Music (available on Bensound.com: “Memories.”  ©Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast/The Social Voice Project.  All rights reserved.