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From: "John Ashbury" <>
Subject: History Moment - 8-3
Date: Wed, 3 Aug 2005 06:33:19 -0400
On August 3, 1840, Lawrence Everhart, Revolutionary War hero, was buried in
Middletown. He was born May 6, 1755, in Germany.
On August 3, 1868, a Steiner child, who was never named specifically in news
accounts, was given a prescription containing arsenic and later died. Harry
Stair Steiner, who was born December 1, 1867, the son of Herman Francis
Steiner and Othella Jane Fout, died on August 3, 1868, and is buried at Mt.
Olivet Cemetery, according to Names In Stone. This is likely the child who
died after taking the poison.
On August 3, 1941, Louis C. Etchison, judge of The Orphans Court and a son
of the founder of The Etchison Funeral Home, died at Frederick City
Hospital. An ardent sportsman and naturalist, he was also the county's first
On August 3, 1974, Richard M. Nixon began a weekend visit to Camp David near
Thurmont just days before he resigned as President of The United States.
If anyone can add information to these History Moments,
or would like to suggest an item for another calendar day,
please contact me privately.
John W. Ashbury