25 Years Ago (Week of March 30-April 5, 1969):* A group of...


April 10, 1994|By Diane Mullaly

25 Years Ago (Week of March 30-April 5, 1969):

* A group of Elkridge residents petitioned the U.S. Post Office Department, requesting that a branch of the Baltimore Post Office be established in their community to replace an existing contract postal station on Old Washington Road.

* A bill was introduced in the County Council to create a Human Relations Commission which would work toward "securing the furnishing of equal services to all residents . . . without regard to sex, race, color, creed, national origin or ancestry."

50 Years Ago (Week of April 2-8, 1944):

* Emmit Marion Hardman, 58, former owner of Hardman's Tourist Home, died of a heart attack at St. Agnes Hospital. Funeral services were held at his home, and burial was at St. John's Cemetery in Ellicott City.

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

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