50 years agoFor the next three months, the Navy will...

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May 03, 1998|By Robert M. Pennington from the archives of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

50 years ago

For the next three months, the Navy will conduct underwater explosion tests in the Chesapeake Bay, opposite the mouth of the Patuxent River, to gain construction data for future ships. -- The Sun, April 4, 1948.

Navy Academy Olympic wrestlers, led by Mickey MacDonald, won five individual championships as the final round of the fourth regional Olympic trials was concluded last night at Homewood. -- The Sun, April 4, 1948.

In a welcoming talk to the annual Naval Academy Board of Visitors, Superintendent James L. Holloway Jr. put a top priority on a first-rate airfield for midshipmen aviation training. -- The Sun, April 13, 1948.

A replacement for the antiquated Stoney Creek wooden bridge will not be completed until late summer. The bridge serves Riviera Beach and Fort Smallwood Park. -- The Sun, April 18, 1948.

Seventeen historic homes in Anne Arundel County, including the Hammond-Harwood House, will be visited during the 11th annual Maryland house and garden pilgrimage. -- The Sun, April 28, 1948.

Pub Date: 5/03/98

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