Falling in love at Camp Gordon Johnston

Published: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 09:58 AM.

In 1942, with the GIs on site, 183 marriage licenses are recorded. In 1943, the number rose to 258. It dropped back down to 200 in 1944 and peaked at 338 in 1945, the year local boys began to arrive back home from the war.

In 1946, with the camp decommissioned, the number of marriage licenses dropped back down to 120.

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