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Saturday, June 11, 2005

Happy birthday to Gen. Joseph Warren

The Revolutionary War hero for whom Warren County was named was born on either June 10 or June 11, 1741, depending on which Web site you believe. So if he were alive today, he'd be 264 years old ... or something like that. Gen. Warren, who was a doctor by trade, was killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill outside Boston. An interesting piece of trivia: Warren had been a friend of Benedict Arnold, who people often forget was a big hero to the patriots before he became a turncoat.

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