Month: February 2019

Virginia Hall, “The Most Dangerous of all Allied Spies.”

Virginia Hall, “The Most Dangerous of all Allied Spies.”

The Nazis called her “the most dangerous of all Allied spies” in Occupied France and called for her elimination. But Virginia Hall of Parkton, an amputee known as “the Lady Who Limps,” outran the Gestapo and helped secure victory for the Free French Forces in World War II.

Village of Still Pond: The first Maryland women to vote

Village of Still Pond: The first Maryland women to vote

More than fruit and honey came from the farms of Still Pond, Maryland in the 1900s. The town charter, written in 1908, guaranteed women the right to vote a dozen years before the 19th Amendment was ratified.