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Barbara Fritchie
Photographer: Allen C. Browne
Taken: June 20, 2018
Caption: Barbara Fritchie's Original Home
Additional Description: The original home of Barbara Fritchie was located along Carroll Creek on West Patrick Street. This structure was destroyed in a flood, and eventually replaced with a replica that opened as a museum in 1927. Among its visitors was British Prime Minister Winston Churchill who, on May 17, 1943, recited the poem from memory in the company of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
Close-up of photo on marker

Submitted: June 21, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p431665
File Size: 1.633 Megabytes

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