A fight on a street corner in Frederick, Maryland turns deadly in February 1862. Introducing a new series from Wynning History.
Two days before Christmas 1861, soldiers and civilians gathered west of Frederick, Maryland to witness the execution of a Pennsylvania soldier convicted of murder.
"It began to snow about midnight, and I suppose no one ever had a better chance of seeing Santa Claus; but, as I had my stockings on, he probably thought it not worth his while to come down to the guard-tent."
This might be the most ass-kicking, name-taking advertisement in the history of furniture making. From the March 19, 1889 edition of the Frederick News. Clarence C. Carty owned and operated a furniture store and undertaking business along E. Patrick Street in Frederick, MD during the latter half of the nineteenth century. He purchased it from … Continue reading Humorous Ad from C.C. Carty, Frederick, MD