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From: "John Ashbury" <>
Subject: [MDFR] History Moment - 11-24-07
Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2007 06:32:09 -0500
On November 24, 1750, the exterior of the county's first courthouse was
completed. The interior was finished in 1756.
On November 24, 1790, John Thomas Schley, who built the first house in
Frederick Town, died.
On November 24, 1880, the members of The Independent Hose Company met to
hear a proposal by the LaFrance Manufacturing Company, of Elmira, N. Y., to
replace "Romeo," their fire engine destroyed at a fire the day before.
On November 24, 1897, Judge John A. Lynch retired from the Sixth Judicial
Circuit Court after 30 years on the bench.
On November 24, 1959, The Historical Society of Frederick County, Inc.,
bought the Dr. John Baltzell house, and former Loats Female Orphan Asylum,
on East Church Street in Frederick, for $45,000.
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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