On October 9, 1824, the Rev. Patrick Davidson, pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Frederick, died. He began serving the church in 1809. He was also the principal of The Frederick Academy during part of his pastorate.
On October 9, 1839, Winfield Scott Schley, the hero of an 1884 Arctic expedition and the 1898 Battle of Santiago, Cuba, was born at Richfield, the home that was built originally by Thomas Johnson just north of Frederick.
On October 9, 1877, Archbishop J. Roosevelt Bayley, nephew of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, was buried in the mortuary chapel of St. Joseph’s Church in Emmitsburg MD.
On October 9, 1976, the Carroll Creek through downtown Frederick flooded again, bringing about a $65 million flood control project that was declared completed in 1991.
On October 9, 1976, the Carroll Creek through downtown Frederick flooded again, bringing about a $65 million flood control project that was completed in 1991.
On October 9, 2005, Dr. Fahed Abu-Akel, moderator of the 214th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA), was the guest preacher at the Frederick Presbyterian Church on West Second Street. The service marked the 225th anniversary of the founding of the church.