Who Killed Local History?
The Legion Ville Story
Resources & References
Legion Ville Site
- Bausman, Joseph Henderson. History of Beaver County, Pennsylvania: And Its Centennial Celebration, vol. II. New York: Knickerbocker Press, 1904.
- Learning “The Dreadful Trade of Death” – Training the U.S. Army at Legionville, 1792-1793
- Legionville (military wiki)
- Legionville (wiki)
- Legionville Park Historical Status Vetoed by Carter
- Legionville supporters hear good news (Beaver County Times, May 5, 1999)
- Legionville, by Eliot Johnson. Milestones Vol 24 No 1 Spring 1999.
- Legionville: Then and Now, by Regina Morrow Riley. Milestones Vol 21 No 2 Summer 1996.
- PA House Resolution No. 27: Urging support for development of Logstown/Legionville as a Pennsylvania historical park and historical center. June 20. 2001.
- The forgotten 17: America’s earliest veterans buried in unmarked graves in Beaver County by Jeffrey Snedden. Beaver County Times, November. 13, 2018.
- There’s more to Legionville site than PG might think (OpEd)
PRESENT DAY HISTORICAL MARKERS
Legion Ville on Podcasts
On episode 4 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with master model builder Andy Janicki about his historic 1792 rendition of Legionville, the first established basic training facility of the United States military, located near Baden, Pennsylvania.
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.
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