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La Plata is the sprawling seat of government for Charles County. The town came into existence shortly after the arrival of the Pope's Creek railroad in 1868. The width of Charles Street, seen here in 1936, appears to have allowed for drivers to establish their own lanes of traffic

La Plata is the sprawling seat of government for Charles County. The town came into existence shortly after the arrival of the Pope's Creek railroad in 1868. The width of Charles Street, seen here in 1936, appears to have allowed for drivers to establish their own lanes of traffic

Washington, D.C. "F Street scenes, January 1939," with the Treasury building in the distance.

Washington, D.C. "F Street scenes, January 1939," with the Treasury building in the distance.

Baltimore in the 1960s | 1960 s it is still used to this day as a church pictures below are ...

Baltimore in the 1960s | 1960 s it is still used to this day as a church pictures below are ...

You Can Actually Find the Cheapest Flights Ever.  Airfarewatchdog helps you save money when you book your next flight - so you always get the best deal.

You Can Actually Find the Cheapest Flights Ever. Airfarewatchdog helps you save money when you book your next flight - so you always get the best deal.

Some guidelines for deferment for farmers were:  1. A farmer who resided on his farm and operated it alone was required to have at least eight milk cows.  2. If both a farmer and his son lived on the farm together, 16 animal units were required for the man to obtain deferment.  3. By Feb. 12, 1943, in order to get deferment, the farmer had to raise at least 10 animal units.  4. By May 12, 1943, the farmer had to have at least 12 animal units. Feed for the stock had to be produced on the farm

Some guidelines for deferment for farmers were: 1. A farmer who resided on his farm and operated it alone was required to have at least eight milk cows. 2. If both a farmer and his son lived on the farm together, 16 animal units were required for the man to obtain deferment. 3. By Feb. 12, 1943, in order to get deferment, the farmer had to raise at least 10 animal units. 4. By May 12, 1943, the farmer had to have at least 12 animal units. Feed for the stock had to be produced on the farm

You Can Actually Find the Cheapest Cruises Ever.  Airfarewatchdog helps you save money when you book your next cruise - so you always get the best deal.

You Can Actually Find the Cheapest Cruises Ever. Airfarewatchdog helps you save money when you book your next cruise - so you always get the best deal.

The Great Baltimore Fire started on the morning of Feb. 7, 1904, at John E. Hurst building located near present day 1st Mariner Arena. The first alarm sounded at 10:48 a.m. and the fire quickly spread, eventually destroying 1,500 buildings over 140 acres. In this particular shot The Alexander Brown and Company building was the only one to survive in the immediate area.

1904: The Great Baltimore Fire

The Great Baltimore Fire started on the morning of Feb. 7, 1904, at John E. Hurst building located near present day 1st Mariner Arena. The first alarm sounded at 10:48 a.m. and the fire quickly spread, eventually destroying 1,500 buildings over 140 acres. In this particular shot The Alexander Brown and Company building was the only one to survive in the immediate area.

Oldest Airport: College Park Airport. Wilbur Wright opened this airport in College Park, Md., in 1909 to train military pilots. (This photo shows visitors arriving in 1911.) (From: Photos: Where to See America's Oldest Places)

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Oldest Airport: College Park Airport. Wilbur Wright opened this airport in College Park, Md., in 1909 to train military pilots. (This photo shows visitors arriving in 1911.) (From: Photos: Where to See America's Oldest Places)

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