Category: Historical Perspective

Who Murdered Paul Lentz?

Paul Lentz

Wednesday June 18, 1975 was a warm day in the Montgomery-Frederick County area. The temperature reached the mid-80s and area swimming pools were crowded. The Beatles, Black Sabbath, The Grateful Dead, The Rolling Stones, Kiss, and Pink Floyd had taken…

Historical Perspective

A Plane Crash at Dickerson Late September 1931 was uncharacteristically hot and humid in the DC area. On Sept. 23, the temperature reached 96 degrees in DC. The heat was broken by a severe thunderstorms that formed to the northwest…

Historical Perspective

The Impassable Road During the Great Depression, Frederick County had no money to maintain what infrastructure they had. Bridges were in danger of falling down and rutted roads caused many motorists to get stuck, especially when it rained or snowed.…