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Williamsburg Woman Turns 100

In 1922, many events happened in the United States – the building of Yankee Stadium started in Bronx, NY, the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., was dedicated, and in Williamsburg, Pennsylvania, Helen Irvin was born.

On Feb. 7, Helen will celebrate her esteemed 100th birthday. She was born the daughter of Jesse and Lille (Parks) Irvin, and had seven siblings. For school, she attended both Orchard Grove and Ridge, which were one-room school houses. She then graduated from Williamsburg High School in 1941.

Helen married James K. Loose in December of 1942, and had six children. In all, L...


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