100 Years Ago* The steamer "Louise" of the Tolchester...


August 14, 1994|By Robert M. Pennington of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

100 Years Ago

* The steamer "Louise" of the Tolchester Steamboat Company will give a grand family excursion next Saturday from Annapolis as far as Tilghman's Island, the Choptank River and the Patuxent River. Music will be by the famous Fifth Regiment band. -- The Sun, Sept. 6, 1894.

* The fourth annual convention of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Anne Arundel County was held Wednesday at the Baldwin Memorial Church with a large attendance. -- The Sun, Sept. 15, 1894.

* The Annapolis City Council recently purchased 1,000 feet of fire hose for the Independent Fire Company. The hose will take a pressure of 190 pounds to the square inch. The city now has 2,500 feet of hose, enough to reach from the dock to almost any part of the center of the city. -- The Sun, Sept. 19, 1894.

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