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By James Doherty
BALTIMORE, COUNTY CORK, Ireland — On the hillside above the town of Baltimore, faint sounds drifted toward William Harris, sleeping soundly in his bed. It was 2 a.m. when Harris awoke to the noises. The date was June 20th, 1631.
(Right: Photo by James Doherty - Baltimore Harbor today.
Looking from his window toward the lower part of the town known as The Cove. Harris could hard…
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