75 years ago An eagle measuring 6 feet 6 inches from tip...

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October 08, 1995|By Robert M. Pennington from the archives of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

75 years ago An eagle measuring 6 feet 6 inches from tip to tip was shot and killed yesterday at "Wild Rose Lodge" on South River. For days, it had been swooping down and killing chickens and ducks on the Mrs. John Waggaman farm. -- The Sun, Oct. 5, 1920.

Seven Sunday School classes have been organized at the Naval Academy in Annapolis. One is a beginners class for children aged 3 to 5 and three separate classes each for boys and girls aged 5 to 15. -- Anne Arundel County Kuethe Library files, Oct. 9, 1920.

Sunday baseball games will not be permitted in Anne Arundel. A proposed game in Eastport resulted in the arrest of 22 players who were planning to play. Residents had objected to the practice. -- Anne Arundel County Kuethe Library files, Oct. 11, 1920.

The ability of aircraft to hit battleships is being tested in the Chesapeake Bay on the old battleship Indiana. Non-explosive bombs were rained on the battleship from 4,000 to 8,000 feet. -- The Sun, Oct. 19, 1920.

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