100 years ago
In answering the proposal that the Naval Academy be removed from Annapolis for reasons of health, Captain P. H. Cooper, superintendent, and Medical Director Walton both say the location is healthy and there is no cause for alarm from a sanitary standpoint. -- The Sun, Feb. 6, 1896.
The quarterly meeting of the Anne Arundel Teachers' Association in Annapolis yesterday attracted great attention with the presence of Governor Lowndes, who delivered a few remarks including an endorsement for the free school-book bill. -- The Sun, Feb. 15, 1896.
The directors of the Workingmen's Building and Loan Association of Annapolis enjoyed a banquet last night at Smith's on Maryland Avenue. Terrapin, roast turkey, beef tongue and salads were on the menu. -- The Sun, Feb. 20, 1896.
To facilitate business, the Postal Telegraph Company has laid new wires from Baltimore to Annapolis. The work was completed yesterday. -- The Sun, Feb. 22, 1896.