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History Buffs: Who Was the First State’s First U.S. Marshal?

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Are you familiar with Allen McLane? You should be: He’s kind of Delaware famous. The Revolutionary War hero was the First State’s first U.S. marshal, a post he held in 1789. He was a collector of the Port of Wilmington, too. Fete the life of this officer in George Washington’s army at a historical symposium at Wesley College on Oct. 25. For more information, contact Tom Welch at tompj8129@gmail.com 

 

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