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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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