Blast from the Past
Week of March 4, 1951
City officials are puzzling over what to do about fixing up municipal stadium. In the worst shape are the right field bleachers between the big tree and the new clubhouse.
The stadium is being leased by Eugene Raney, owner of the Hagerstown Braves. Raney has agreed to take care of all maintenance work, and the city has agreed to give him $1,500 toward maintenance operations.
While repairing a 218-year-old house on the Norman Roland farm at Slackwater, Carl Smith, a Tilghmanton stonemason, discovered a Civil War belt buckle about 2 feet within the stone wall of the house. Smith is puzzled as to how it got inside the wall.
Henry's Theatre, at 7 S. Potomac St., is marking its 20th anniversary today: Twenty years since its door were first opened to the public.