25 Years Ago (week of March 24-30, 1968):* About 12 acres...


April 11, 1993

25 Years Ago (week of March 24-30, 1968):

* About 12 acres of the grounds at Trinity Prep School on Ilchester Road were burned when a fire that had been set to burn over a fodder field jumped a fire trench and went out of control. Eight pieces of equipment responded from fire companies in Ellicott City, Elkridge, Catonsville, Arbutus, Halethorpe and Linthicum. The fire was brought under control within two hours. No injuries were reported.

* The new psychiatric center at Taylor Manor Hospital in Ellicott ,, City was formally dedicated. The center added 50,000 square feet of new facilities to the hospital.

50 Years Ago (week of March 28-April 3, 1943):

* The Earle Theatre on Main Street in Ellicott City was purchased by the owners of the Ellicott Theatre, just up the street.

Information for this column was complied by Diane Mullaly from the files of the Howard County Historical Society's library.

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