Local People, Past, Present, Future

Burt Asper

Springfield doctor. He served as an officer on a navy ship during WWI. The ship disappeared and was never found.

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Clement Clark

Second Superintendent of Springfield

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George Leakins

Terribly wounded WWII Veteran from Sykesville.

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Thelma Wimmer

Citizen activist, former councilwoman, and an inspirational force for change.

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Warren Dorsey

Grandson of a slave and main character of "In Carrie's Footprints, the Long Walk of Warren Dorsey."

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Carrie Dorsey

Daughter of a slave, she raised 12 children on Sykesville's Oklahoma Hill.

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Daniel Sprecher

Town mayor and doctor. He lived on Oklahoma Hill.

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Susanna Warfield

Susanna lived at Groveland near Sykesville for most of the 19th century.

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Wade Warfield

Businessman, politician, farmer, who once owned most of Sykesville. One of two most important men in town history.

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