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From: "John Ashbury" <>
Subject: [MDFR] History Moment - 12-30-06
Date: Sat, 30 Dec 2006 06:21:57 -0500
On December 30, 1824, The Lafayette Ball was held at Talbott's Tavern (where
the City Hotel was later built in the first block of West Patrick Street). A
mid-day fete for the Revolutionary War hero at John McPherson's home on
Council Street (now known as The Ross House) was also held.
On December 30, 1842, James McSherry, who was chief judge of the Frederick
County Court and The Maryland Court of Appeals, was born.
On December 30, 1990, Bernard A. Adams, former news director at WFMD and
WFRE, and the public relations director at Frederick Community College, died
suddenly of a cerebral hemorrhage at age 37.
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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