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From: "John Ashbury" <>
Subject: [MDFR] History Moment - 1-15-11
Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2011 05:33:40 -0500
On January 15, 1883, William Nelson Pendleton, former rector of All Saints
Episcopal Church, and a general in the Confederate Army, died in Lexington,
VA. He also designed an East Patrick Street bridge that replaced one
destroyed by a Carroll Creek flood in October 1847. The bridge was used
On January 15, 1903, a special five-car train left Frederick, taking the
members of the Society of Jesus from its Frederick Novitiate to a new one on
the Hudson River in New York State, ending 150 years of their work in
On January 15, 1908, The Peoples Fire Insurance Company of Frederick began
doing business. It had been incorporated on December 10, 1907.
On January 15, 1977, President Gerald R. Ford visited Camp David just days
before his presidency ended.
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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