Perry County town hit with KKK recruiting flyers

Written by The Associated Press | May 26, 2015 11:24 AM

Photo by Library of Congress

Three Ku Klux Klan members standing beside automobile driven by Klan members at a Ku Klux Klan parade through counties in Northern Virginia bordering on the District of Columbia in 1922.

(New Bloomfield) -- Residents getting ready for the Memorial Day parade in a central Pennsylvania town found some unwelcome items on their doorsteps.

A group called the Confederate White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan left recruiting letters inside small plastic bags at residences in the tiny borough in Perry County.

The flyers listed a phone number with a Maryland exchange, but nobody answered the number when it was called.

Tyler Barlup, a mother of two, says she was appalled to find the flyers outside her house and her neighbors' and says, "I can't believe it's still happening today."

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