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St. Mary's Beacon Collection

MSA SC 4360
RestrictionsNo restrictions
StorageMicrofilm only
Film Number(s)SCM 1022 - SCM 1023
Newspaper, St. Mary's Beacon
(Leonard Town, St. Mary's County: George S. King)

The St. Mary's Beacon began publication in 1845 and ceased April 23, 1863 [v. 19, no. 9]. It was published weekly. Title history based on July 3, 1845 [v. 1, no. 3]. It was also published as the Saint Mary's Beacon. Publication was suspended April 30-September 24, 1863. The newspaper continues the Leonard Town Herald (Leonardtown: 1839) and was continued by the St. Mary's Gazette (Leonardtown: 1863).

For indexes, see: St. Mary's County Memorial Library, Index of the St. Mary's Beacon 1852-1885 4 vols. (Lexington Park: St. Mary's County Memorial Library, 1993-1994).

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