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How Pompey Smash got its name


How Pompey Smash got its name Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

      



The town of Pompey Smash is between Midland and Clarysville in Western Allegany. This is the story of how it got its name.

Click on the PDF next to the small map to read Harold Scott's article




ID:
acaa225

Creator:
Harold Scott, Sr.

Notes:
From the Journal of the Alleghenies, vol XXI, 1985, and used with permission.

The map from the 1870s shows the location of Pompey Smash, slightly below mid-point.

Date:
1985

Collection Location:
Allegany County, Maryland

Subject:
African Americans, History; Allegany County (Md.), History.

Coverage:
Allegany County (Md.), 1890-2008

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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