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York develops website and activities for the Hermoine's visit

York County recently launched a website dedicated to the 18th-century French ship replica — the Hermione — that left France on April 18 and is scheduled to arrive in Yorktown on June 5. The region has also organized many pre-arrival events to raise awareness about the vessel's history. The site http://www.HermioneYorktown.com offers information about the ship's history and the Marquis de Lafayette — the French military officer who sailed on the vessel to fight in the American Revolutionary War and Yorktown. "The county has been working for several months on the events associated with this visit," said Brian Fuller, manager of the county's Parks,...

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