Category: Historical Perspective

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.…