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  • Mar 08, 2012
  • 01:00 PM

English language ordinance brings nothing new

Paul Gordon / Gazette.Net
The commissioners have added an ordinance to Frederick County laws making English the official language of the county. To historians, it is naught but a large yawn. Many have been to the courthouse and read the early official documents of the county. The closest use of a language other than English in the documents appeared in the June 1749 recorded proceedings

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