75 Years Ago* Glen Burnie, the progressive village on the...


February 13, 1994

75 Years Ago

* Glen Burnie, the progressive village on the Short Line Railroad, is having a building boom, including a new Eastern Shore Trust Company bank. -- The Sun, March 8, 1919.

* Members of the Independent Fire Company in Annapolis will dedicate their new home Wednesday. The home was named "Porter Hall" in honor of the late Chief Fire Marshal Philip E. Porter. -- The Sun, March 10, 1919.

* There is fear of a smallpox epidemic in Anne Arundel County with five new cases in South County bringing the county total to 11. All the patients reside at Nutwell, Tracey's Landing and Fairhaven. -- The Sun, March 26, 1919.

* Anne Arundel County granted relief to 11 persons under the "mother's pension law." From $12 to $34 a month is provided to widows who have been left with small children and without proper support. -- The Sun, March 26, 1919.

Compiled by Robert M. Pennington of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

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