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Cases found in Mt Savage and Lonaconing Maryland
Built in 1920's, the Majestic was the second venue for movies in Mt Savage. Originally owned by the Spates family , was sold to the BiShields family on April 23, 1926. Want to know more
Barrelville is a cluster of houses between Corriganville and Mount Savage where the road to Wellersburg diverges from Route 36. It is popularly supposed to take its name from the manufacture of barrels for the whiskey distilleries in Cumberland, or perhaps for use in a pickling process. Barrell with two Ls was actually the name of a man who at one time had title to thousands of acres of coal land in that neighborhood.
Mt Savage Brick Yard closes march 29 2000
JOHN CALVIN GRAHAME,
of Mount Savage, is a trusted employee of the Mount Savage Fire Brick Company, and also
owner of a grocery and confectionery business in the town, where he is a highly respected
citizen and well known in his various associations. Born February 26, 1876, at Frostburg,
Allegany county, Maryland
Mount Savage woman's ring finds its way back to her son
Memories may fade. Lives may end. Yet, a tiny ring of gold, given in love, can reinforce a familys ties across decades of time and from beyond the grave.
|Dr. Francis Alan Gordon
He is Dr. Francis Alan Gordon Murray, who now resides at Narrows Park and has had his office at 41 Greene Street tor 34 years. James F. "Jimmy" McGuire, who played for Midland against Mt. Savage once said the fans in Mt. Savage never liked him because he pushed Dr. Murray off third base and caused him to be put out.
FDR has ties to coal in Mt. Savage
Mount Savage Brick and Mining Company Consolidation Coal Company executed a deed to Franklin H. Delano and James Roosevelt where by the first and second parties agreed they will not sell, lease or convey any part of the land or appurtenances as set forth in a deed dated Feb. 28,1870, without the consent of the Union Mining Company.
We are indebted to men, women who mined
In Allegany County, seams of coal had been identified by people traveling through in the 1600s, and by 1800 small amounts of coal were dug by the Frost family, for instance, for their own use. A few years later coal was taken by wagon to Cumberland to fire the glass factories that had been established there. When it was discovered that local coal gave the glass a greenish tinge, the glass men returned to using charcoal as their fuel.
Former Mount Savage resident Kenneth Preston was sworn in recently as the 13th sergeant major of the U.S. Army, the highest-ranking enlisted position.
|Mount Savage Enamel Brick Co.
Perhaps the most memorable was The Mount Savage Enamel Brick Co., founded by Andrew Ramsay, formerly of Scotland, and four other local men.
Reed became involved in politics as a sophomore in high school, when her father asked her to hand out campaign information for a local election door to door. Reeds father made sure she read and could understand any material she distributed.
Mt. Savage thinks of comeback
Mount Savage, Md.-At one point in its remarkable history, Mount Savage was perhaps the leading industrial center in western Maryland. Now only a brick factory remains from its manufacturing past and the population declines at every U.S. Census.
New Post office
Beginning Monday, Mount Savage postal customers won't have to step out onto the highway after they buy a stamp at their local post office.
He had come to Boston to find the South Boston Naval Shipyard Annex. He had almost died there 50 years ago. Thirty-seven other men hadnt been so lucky.
One of Mount Savage's most unforgettable people was Andrew Ramsay