50 years agoAt an estimated $47 million, it is going to...

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April 25, 1999|By Robert M. Pennington from the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

50 years ago

At an estimated $47 million, it is going to cost more to build the Chesapeake Bay Bridge than it would have in 1938 to build all four bridges in the state's primary bridge program. -- The Sun, April 4, 1949.

Nearly 200 delegates from Maryland high schools, forming a model legislature, will convene at Annapolis tomorrow for the fifth annual YMCA model legislature. -- The Sun, April 20, 1949.

Navy's undefeated lacrosse team scored a surprisingly easy 14-4 victory over the University of Maryland today at Annapolis. Lee Chambers scored four of Navy's goals. -- The Sun, April 23 1949.

Eight St. John's College undergraduates formed a picket line at the U.S. Naval Academy's main gate today to protest the visit here of a Spanish training ship from Franco's Fascist Spain. -- The Sun, April 29, 1949.

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