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NUGGET #59

Renumbering: The current system of road and street numbering for addresses was adopted by the Planning and Zoning Commission in 1969 after many complaints from emergency personnel about the haphazard “system” in use — and the fact that many roads were unnumbered, making it difficult for police, fire and ambulance personnel to find people. However, many opposed the renumbering because it was costly and inconvenient. A leader of the effort, who circulated opposition petitions, was Elizabeth Hull, whose longtime address of 1 Silver Spring Road changed to 478 Silver Spring Road.

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Scott House Journal, July 2024

This edition of the Scott House Journal features the Civil War letters of Edwin Darling Pickett who was killed at the Battle of Gettysburg at age 28.

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