25 Years Ago (Week of Jan. 19-25, 1969):* The owner of the...


January 30, 1994|By Diane Mullaly

25 Years Ago (Week of Jan. 19-25, 1969):

* The owner of the Lamplight Tavern, located at Washington Boulevard and Route 32, was given one week by the county commissioners to correct unsanitary conditions caused by an overflowing septic tank.

* Construction was begun on the Garland Dinner Theatre, located near Columbia's south entrance at Route 29.

50 Years Ago (Week of Jan. 23-29, 1944):

* Mildred Jane Flanagan, county home demonstration agent, was notified by the War Department that her fiance, a first lieutenant in the U.S. Air Corps, had been killed in military action in Europe.

* Mrs. James Clark held a tea for fellow Howard countians who had assisted her in making the 1943 Red Cross Blood Donor project a major success. Plans were made to continue the momentum in 1944.

Information for this column was compiled by Diane Mullaly from the Howard County Historical Society library.

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