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March 18, 2008
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Read the first time February 26, 2008.
To whom was referred a Concurrent Resolution (H. 4681) to request that the Department of Transportation remove the signs that contain the words "The Minus Bridge" that were erected at the bridge that crosses, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
LAWRENCE K. GROOMS for Committee.
TO REQUEST THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMOVE THE SIGNS THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "THE MINUS BRIDGE" THAT WERE ERECTED AT THE BRIDGE THAT CROSSES FOUR HOLE SWAMP ALONG UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 78 IN DORCHESTER COUNTY PURSUANT TO H. 5232 OF 2004, AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS LOCATION THAT CONTAIN THE WORDS "ORIGINALLY CHARTERED TO AND BUILT BY GEORGE MUCKENFUSS 1792-1813 AS A TOLL ROAD. CHARTERED TO THE MINUS AND HARLEY FAMILIES 1813-1862".
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly request the Department of Transportation remove the signs that contain the words "The Minus Bridge" that were erected at the bridge that crosses Four Hole Swamp along United States Highway 78 in Dorchester County pursuant to H. 5232 of 2004, and erect appropriate markers or signs at this location that contain the words "Originally chartered to and built by George Muckenfuss 1792-1813 as a toll road. Chartered to the Minus and Harley Families 1813-1862".
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Department of Transportation.
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