75 years agoAfter weeks of speculation, the War Department...


July 28, 1996|By Robert M. Pennington from the files of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

75 years ago

After weeks of speculation, the War Department announced that Camp Meade will be held as a military reservation in case of future need with one infantry regiment left to police and protect it. -- The Sun, July 27, 1921.

The Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis Railroad, which owns the railroad bridge over the Severn, is putting a new draw in its bridge at a cost of about $120,000. It will take six weeks to install. -- The Sun, July 28, 1921.

Semi-pro baseball is showing strength on both the Eastern and Western shores with a post-season series likely. Johnny Wilson's Vagabond Club at Annapolis is among the top clubs. Salaries run as high as $65 a week and expenses. -- The Sun, July 31, 1921.

Pub Date: 7/28/96

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