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From: "John Ashbury" <>
Subject: [MDFR] History Moment - 12-6-06
Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2006 06:30:31 -0500
On December 6, 1792, Richard Potts, a Frederick lawyer, judge, patriot, aide
to John Hanson and Thomas Johnson, and the judge who admitted both Roger
Brooke Taney and Francis Scott Key to the practice of law in Frederick, was
selected to replace Charles Carroll of Carrollton as a U. S. Senator for
On December 6, 1874, the Thurmont Moravian Church on Water Street was
dedicated. The cornerstone had been laid on July 19. The church was closed
after services on September 1, 1918. The building later housed numerous
businesses, including the Thurmont Public Library.
On December 6, 1974, fire destroyed the YMCA building at the corner of West
Church and North Court Streets in Frederick.
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
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