100 Years AgoMary Adelaide Rogers of Baltimore the farm...

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March 19, 1995|By Robert M. Pennington of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

100 Years Ago

Mary Adelaide Rogers of Baltimore the farm known as "Bloomfield," which has been purchased as a site for an insane asylum. -- The Sun, May 1, 1895.

* Directors of the Baltimore, Severn Park and Annapolis Electric Railroad Company made a trip through Anne Arundel County to select the route of the proposed road which will begin in Brooklin and thence by the Annapolis Road through Glen Burnie to Severn Park where it will cross the Severn River. -- The Sun, May 6, 1895.

* It is said 27 oyster vessels owned in Annapolis will be added to that city's list as personal property to the tax base for next year. The tax rate is expected to remain the same -- 80 cents on the $100. -- The Sun, May 25, 1895.

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