100 years agoThe Galesville public school enjoys the...

October 18, 1998|By Robert M. Pennington from the archives of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

100 years ago

The Galesville public school enjoys the distinction of having as principal, Mrs. Carrie Weedon, the only married teacher in the public schools of Anne Arundel County. -- The Sun, Oct. 5, 1898.

The Annapolis City Council voted down a resolution condemning the recent lynching of Wright Smith, who was shot by a mob Wednesday. The case is being heard before Coroner Julian Brewer and a jury. -- The Sun, Oct. 10, 1898.

Lafayette Day will be observed at St. John's College and in the public schools in honor of the visits of Lafayette to Annapolis. -- The Sun, Oct. 14, 1898.

Unusually high tides prevailed at Annapolis today. The north side of the City Dock was entirely submerged while the rising tide reached the fish market. -- The Sun, Oct. 18, 1898.

Leon Gottleib of Annapolis has purchased property fronting Main Street and extending to State House Circle for $5,000. He plans to erect a department store there. -- The Sun, Oct. 24, 1898.

Pub Date: 10/18/98

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