2002

10 March 2002 – Double Pipe Creek

2021-10-30T14:00:54-04:00March 10th, 2002|2002, Yesteryears|

“Double Pipe Creek” Carroll County Times article for 10 March 2002 by Jay A. Graybeal Several Carroll towns have undergone name changes, including the northwest town of Detour in the Middleburg District.   A brief history of the community, originally known as Double Pipe Creek, was written by James H. Koons and published in the Taneytown Carroll Record newspaper in [...]

3 March 2002 – A Modern Madhouse: Springfield Hospital in 1898  Part II

2021-10-30T13:59:42-04:00March 3rd, 2002|2002, Yesteryears|

“A Modern Madhouse: Springfield Hospital in 1898”   Part II Carroll County Times article for 3 March 2002 By Jay A. GraybealPart I of the following article about Springfield Hospital, from the November 5, 1898 issue of The Philadelphia Medical Journal, appeared in last week’s column: “At the sound of the tattoo, the inmates of the several cottages ascend [...]

24 February 2002 – A Modern Madhouse: Springfield Hospital in 1898

2021-10-30T13:58:34-04:00February 24th, 2002|2002, Yesteryears|

“A Modern Madhouse: Springfield Hospital in 1898” Carroll County Times Article for 24 February 2002 by Jay A. Graybeal Springfield Hospital near Sykesville was created in 1896 to provide mental health care in a rural setting.  An early and highly complementary description of the facility was published in the November 5, 1898 issue of The Philadelphia Medical Journal.   The [...]

17 February 2002 – Manchester Firemen’s Hall Dedicated in 1899

2021-10-30T13:57:38-04:00February 17th, 2002|2002, Yesteryears|

“Manchester Firemen’s Hall Dedicated in 1899” Carroll County Times article for 17 February 2002 by Jay A. Graybeal The incorporation of local volunteer fire companies eventually led to the construction of firemen’s halls in Carroll’s larger communities by the end of the nineteenth century.  The traditional hall provided a facility to house and maintain firefighting apparatus and [...]

3 February 2002 – The Venerable Groundhog

2021-10-30T13:55:29-04:00February 3rd, 2002|2002, Yesteryears|

“The Venerable Groundhog” Carroll County Times article for 3 February 2002 By Jay A. Graybeal The groundhog has been a feature of country living for centuries.  The hardy rodents are generally harmless unless you mind them perforating your fields, burrowing under building foundations or adding new holes to your golf course.  Local farmers and homeowners have spent millions [...]

13 January 2002 – Avalon Farm

2021-10-30T13:51:59-04:00January 13th, 2002|2002, Yesteryears|

“Avalon Farm” Carroll County Times for 13 January 2002 By Jay A. Graybeal Avalon, a Federal-style brick residence near New Windsor, has been a distinguished country property for nearly two centuries.   In 1814, Francis Hollingsworth sold the property to Jesse Slingluff, a Baltimore merchant who moved his family out of the city during the War of 1812.  Following [...]

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