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From: "John Ashbury" <>
Subject: History Moment - 6-2-06
Date: Fri, 2 Jun 2006 05:06:26 -0400


On June 2, 1809, the Sisters of Charity, founded by Mother Elizabeth Ann
Seton, appeared at a public worship service for the first time in their
religious dress. On June 22 of that same year, Mother Seton and her
followers moved to Emmitsburg from Baltimore.


On June 2, 1881, a monument to Confederate soldiers was unveiled at Mt.
Olivet Cemetery.


On June 2, 1914, a fire, which began in the creamery building in
Creagerstown, and which was fanned by strong northwest winds, destroyed more
than half of the town.


On June 2, 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower was the commencement speaker
at Mount Saint Mary's College in Emmitsburg.




If anyone can add information to these History Moments,

or would like to suggest an item for another calendar day,

please contact me privately.


John W. Ashbury
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