Sunday, October 9, 2011

Can I Die on Your Porch?

William D. Scott at Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church
in Gaithersburg Maryland 

William D. Scott was a 21-year-old Confederate cavalryman from Greebrier County, Virginia (now West Virginia). When the Cloppers found him wounded on their porch in 1864, he asked, "Can I die on your porch?".

Sunday, October 2, 2011

The La Plata Tornado -- 1926

In the Heart of Charles County 
Originally on Charles Street (Rt. 6) near Somerset Street, this marker is now on Willow Lane, the approach to Milton M. Somers Middle School from Charles Street in La Plata.