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North Adams: Legion to remember WWII's Four Chaplains

For the first time in Post history, the Frank R. Stiles American Legion Post 125 will be hosting a Four Chaplains ceremony at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5.

This ecumenical event will commemorate the 80th anniversary of the sinking of the SS Dorchester on Feb. 3, 1943, and remember the four chaplains who sacrificed their lives to save their fellow service members.

The chaplains were the Rev. George L. Fox, Methodist minister; Reform Rabbi Alexander D. Goode; the Rev. John P. Washington, Catholic priest; and the Rev. Clark V. Poling, minister of the Reformed Church in America.

Jeannie Maschino can be reached at 413-496-6256 or jmaschino@berkshireeagle.com.

Community News Editor / Librarian

Jeannie Maschino is community news editor and librarian for The Berkshire Eagle. She has worked for the newspaper in various capacities since 1982 and joined the newsroom in 1989.

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