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From: "John Ashbury" <>
Subject: [MDFR] History Moment - 2-10-12
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2012 05:54:34 -0500


On February 10, 1777, the Maryland State Assembly met in Annapolis to
formally organize the state government. Thomas Johnson of Frederick was
elected on February 13 as the state's first governor.



On February 10, 1871, John Martin was hanged in the jail yard on West South
Street for the rape and murder of an 82-year-old woman near Mt. Pleasant.



On February 10, 1967, Ronald A. McGolerick, of Mt. Airy, was indicted by the
Frederick County Grand Jury on 15 counts of malicious burning in the
destruction of 15 barns in the New Market-Mount Airy area.



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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