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Jason Miller County Council at Large


On April 24, 1751, Charles Calvert, the fifth Lord Baltimore, died. The town and county of Frederick are believed named for his son, Frederick, who became the sixth and last Lord Baltimore.

On April 24, 1799, Stephen Steiner bought two lots at Bentztown on the southeast corner of West Patrick and present day Jefferson Streets in Frederick for 650 pounds on which he later built what we call today The Steiner House.

On April 24, 1872, Dr. William Tyler, local physician and president of Farmer & Mechanics National Bank for 55 years, died at his home at age 88.

On April 24, 1887, the Rev. A. H. Burk organized a Lutheran congregation at Point of Rocks. It was known as St. Luke’s and met in the Methodist Episcopal Church there until 1889 when a small frame church was built at a cost of $3,000.

On April 24, 1906, the first meeting was held for a campaign to build a permanent home for the Young Men's Christian Association in Frederick. Eventually $60,000 was collected and Lloyd C. Culler Construction built the facility on the old Park Hotel property, at the southeast corner of West Church and North Court streets.

On April 24, 1915, Alexander Graham Bell stayed the night at the City Hotel on West Patrick Street. He and his wife visited local historical sites and left Frederick on the evening of the 25th.

On April 24, 2004, the possessions of the local chapter of the Knights of Pythias, a fraternal organization located at 20 North Court Street in Frederick, were auctioned to the highest bidder.









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