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From: "John Ashbury" <>
Subject: [MDFR] History Moment - 2-23-12
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2012 05:21:53 -0500
On February 23, 1849, President-elect Zachary Taylor visited Frederick on
his way to Washington for his inauguration.
On February 23, 1937, dial telephone service arrived in Walkersville. It was
operated from a new Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company facility on
On February 23, 1989, The Frederick Towne Mall on West Patrick Street's
Golden Mile in Frederick was sold for $51 million, the largest single real
estate transaction in Frederick County history to this date. The purchasers
were the Edward J. DeBartolo Corporation and Equitable Real Estate
Investment Management, Inc.
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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