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Port fire the latest in a long series of insults [Editorial]

Port fire the latest in a long series of insults [Editorial]

Jacob Tome was a key figure in northern Maryland and south central Pennsylvania a century ago, but what has become of his legacy in Cecil County is a real shame. A fire last month that gutted what had once been the stately Memorial Hall of the Tome School for Boys was but the latest insult to an important part of the heritage of western Cecil County. As Donna Tapley, head of the Bainbridge Development Corporation's board, put it: "This is a detrimental loss to all of us, especially the Town of Port Deposit, Cecil County, BDC and the redevelopment efforts... Memorial Hall is the central focus of the Tome Campus and holds a significant place in national, architectural and...

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