100 Years Ago* There will be no public demonstration in...


July 04, 1993

100 Years Ago

* There will be no public demonstration in Annapolis on the Fourth of July. Many persons have arranged to spend the day out of town. The Post Office will have one delivery and one collection. -- The Sun, July 3, 1893.

* The Anne Arundel County Commissioners have warned the public against crossing Old Furnace Bridge, over the Little Patuxent River. The Sun, July 4, 1893.

* A Fourth of July skyrocket started the fire on the shingled roof of the cupola of McDowell Hall in Annapolis. Prompt action by the Waterwitch Hook and Ladder Company and the heroic efforts of its member Charles Tucker prevented a disaster. -- The Sun, July 7, 1893.

* The Annapolis City Council added another member to the police force, making seven. It is claimed that with its growing population, Annapolis should be provided with at least 10 policemen, including a chief and a sergeant. -- The Sun, July 31, 1893.

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