75 Years Ago* Fire, supposedly caused by a defective...


March 05, 1995|By Robert M. Pennington of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

75 Years Ago

* Fire, supposedly caused by a defective chimney flue, destroyed the fine country residence of Harry E. Feldmeyer situated on the outskirts of Eastport, Annapolis. -- The Sun, April 10, 1920.

* Building construction at the Naval Academy will result in the new seamanship building being named Luce Hall, while the old Luce Hall will be renamed Macdonough Hall after Capt. Thomas Macdonough, who commanded the naval forces at the battle of Lake Champlain. -- The Sun, April 12, 1920.

* Senator Hiram W. Johnson, of California, one of the leading candidates for the Republican presidential nomination, will speak 12:30 today in front of the courthouse in Annapolis. The senator has already carried the Republican primaries in five states. -- The Sun, April 26, 1920.

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