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Hagestown bans ball playing at the Court House

Salience Noteworthy
Tags Bans
City/State/Country: Hagerstown, MD, United States
Game Ball Playing
Immediacy of Report Contemporary
Age of Players Juvenile
Text

The town of Hagerstown, bothered by "boys  ... playing at ball against the Court-House," made this a punishable trespass.

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Hagerstown Herald, Dec. 9, 1823

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