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Greer Garson

100 Years Ago: Getting out of town in the summer was the thing to do

100 Years Ago

Escapees return

From the Woodbine social column:

"Miss Mary Roth returned to the neighborhood after spending the summer with relatives in Wilmington, Delaware.

Mrs. John M. DeLashautt and daughter, Miss Mildred DeLashmutt, have returned from their apartments in Baltimore after spending the summer near hear."

Today, it's usually "snowbirds" who avoid the harsh winter weather of the north by flocking to Florida for a few months. But in non-airconditioned 1911 those who could, would escape the heat of the city to spend summers in the cooler countryside.

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