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On August 26, 1795, Father James Framback, rector of the Roman Catholic Church in Frederick during The Revolutionary War, died at St. Inigoes, MD.

On August 26, 1839, members of The Juniors Fire Company tested a new engine by throwing water over the steeple of The Evangelical Reformed Church, now Trinity Chapel, on West Church Street in Frederick.

On August 26, 1854, the cornerstone was laid for the present Evangelical Lutheran Church in the first block of East Church Street in Frederick.

On August 26, 1942, Harry F. Shipley, a prominent Frederick businessman, died at age 67.

On August 26, 2002, the Monocacy Valley Montessori School, the first charter school in Maryland, opened for its first day of classes in the former Frederick Trading facility on Monocacy Boulevard at MD Rt. 26 in Frederick.

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