75 Years Ago* Chairman Zouck of the Maryland Roads...


November 27, 1994|By Comiled by Robert M. Pennington of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

75 Years Ago

* Chairman Zouck of the Maryland Roads Commission was visited yesterday by a delegation representing the Citizens' Committee of Anne Arundel County who are interested in getting a new concrete bridge over the Severn River to replace the present wooden one said to be unsafe. The cost estimate is $900,000. -- The Sun, Dec. 2, 1919.

* Anne Arundel branch of the Maryland Tobacco Growers' Association met in Claggett's Hall, Tracey's Landing yesterday. H. C. Carr of Lothian was elected president. Of approximately 150 growers in the county, some 95 have signed up. -- The Sun, Dec. 5, 1919.

* At a meeting yesterday, the Eastport Fire Company, a volunteer organization, decided to order a new engine of the American la France type and 1,200 feet of hose at a cost of $11,000. A cement floor will be laid and quarters enlarged to nTC accommodate the new apparatus. -- The Sun, Dec. 11, 1919.

* In commemoration of George Washington's resignation as Commander-in-Chief of the American Army 136 years ago, an impressive ceremony took place yesterday in the State House in Annapolis where a tablet of the "American's Creed" by Marylander William Tyler Page was unveiled. -- The Sun, Dec. 24, 1919.

* A very successful dance was given by "the Old Boys and the Young Boys" of Glen Burnie on Friday. The dances were mostly of the new variety though the Paul Jones and the waltz were still favorites. -- The Sun, Dec. 24, 1919.

* Members of the Good Roads Association of Shady Side in lower Anne Arundel County have been hauling shells and putting them in the worst places on the Cedar Point road. This effort will strengthen Shady Side's place as the leading summer colony on the Chesapeake Bay. -- The Sun, Dec. 27, 1919.

* At a meeting last night at the Community House, the colored soldiers and sailors of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County met and completed the organization of a chapter of the American Legion. Arthur J. Black was elected post commander. -- The Sun, Jan. 28, 1920.

* There will be no fear of an ice shortage in Annapolis next summer. The firm of Parlett & Parlett is installing a storage plant with a storage capacity of a thousand tons of ice at a cost of $15,000. -- Anne Arundel County Kuethe Library files, Jan. 29, 1920.

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