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From: "John Ashbury" <>
Subject: [MDFR] History Moment - 9-1-10
Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2010 06:02:55 -0400
On September 1, 1862, the new courthouse for Frederick County was due for
completion. Although it wasn't finished by that date, it was shortly
thereafter. The building now serves as City Hall for The City of Frederick.
On September 1, 1885, Elmer F. Munshower, who would command the Maryland
State Police and would become a Frederick City alderman and mayor, was born.
He died July 6, 1976, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
On September 1, 1901, ground was broken for Thurmont's Trinity Reformed
Church on East Main Street. The cornerstone was laid on October 26, 1901.
On September 1,1903, John H. Cutshall ended his term as secretary of The
Mutual Insurance Company of Frederick County. He became secretary on
November 11, 1893.
On September 1, 1925, the fifth annual convention of The Benevolent and
Protective Order of Elks began in Frederick.
On September 1, 1937, Josephine P. Etchison began work as the librarian at
the C. Burr Artz Library, having been appointed on August 6, 1937. She
remained in the position until June 1, 1967.
On September 1, 1958, Judge Edward Schley Delaplaine, a Frederick native,
lawyer and historian, retired as an associate judge of The Maryland Court of
On September 1, 1976, Samuel H. Rosenstock, Frederick philanthropist and
retired businessman, became the first man to be awarded an honorary
doctorate degree by Hood College.
On September 1, 1978, Drs. William F. Harper and Steven A. Pickert moved
their offices into the Catoctin Medical Center in Thurmont. They had been
recruited by town leaders Calvin E. Sayler, Ralph Stottlemyer, Raymond E.
Creager and H. Lloyd Hoke to come to Thurmont after the town only physician,
Dr. Thomas A. Love, was killed in a traffic accident in 1968. The doctors
moved from a modular home in Thurmont.
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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