100th anniversary of World War I Armistice commemorated at Shiloh School ceremony

by Megan Schiffres

 

Susan Moore holds a picture of her grandfather, Alexander McGiffin, who worked as a volunteer minister for the YMCA in France during World War I.

On Veterans Day, community members and families gathered at the historic Shiloh School at Diller’s Corner to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended fighting in World War I.

The anniversary celebration featured a series of lectures on the role Northumberland County played in World War I entitled “Voices from the War.” Susan Moore, who organized the historical panel discussion, said she got the idea to host the anniversary commemoration when she discovered a box of letters…


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