75 years ago Automobiles of Annapolis soon will have the...

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November 09, 1997|By Robert M. Pennington from the archives of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

75 years ago Automobiles of Annapolis soon will have the benefits of a regular day and night service station to be established by the Automobile Club of Maryland on King George Street. -- The Sun, Nov. 16, 1922.

The percentage of illiterates 10 years or older in Maryland decreased from 7.2 to 5.6 percent since 1920. Anne Arundel, with 2,779, has the highest number of any county in the state. -- The Sun, Nov. 23, 1922.

The popular minstrel troupe of the West Annapolis Fire Company will stage several shows around Annapolis with the first scheduled for Glen Burnie. -- The Sun, Nov. 28, 1922.

A Naval Board is coming to Annapolis to probe the alleged drinking and "disgraceful conduct" by midshipmen at the recent Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia, which Navy lost 17-14. -- The Sun, Nov. 29, 1922.

Pub Date: 11/09/97

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