Christmas spirit came to the hospital at Dover Army Air Field Dec. 21, 1944. The Walter L. Fox American Legion Post 2 Ladies Auxiliary, known as the Gray Ladies, erected and decorated two trees and planned a Christmas party the following Sunday. From left: Mrs. Robert Simmons, Helen Jones (on chair), Mrs. Marvell Baxter, Mrs. George W. Ayars and Mrs. Daniel Finnegan.

Dover turns 300 this year. A new photo every Thursday.