Tag Archives: Cecil County

The blizzard of 1899 remembered

It looks as if this is going to be a largely snow-free winter. Dipping into Great Storms of the Chesapeake, I thought I would cool things down with a lead in to the storm that buried the Chesapeake Bay region … Continue reading

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Remembering the Spanish flu epidemic in Cecil County

This is the time of year when everyone seems to be coming down with something and flu season is in full swing. From the files, I came across some research about the Spanish flu epidemic in Cecil County, Md., nearly … Continue reading

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Antietam program to look at impact on Marylanders

No Civil War battles were fought in Cecil County, Maryland, but that doesn’t mean the war didn’t touch the homefront in other ways. Dispatches, letters and reports published in the Cecil Democrat and other newspapers kept local residents informed as … Continue reading

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