The Secrets of Catoctin Mountain

EVENING COURSE! The Secrets of Catoctin Mountain
4 sessions, 6 hours

Catoctin Mountain is best known because it is home to Camp David, the presidential retreat. Learn the stories of the people and locations on Catoctin Mountain, including the secret spy training camp located there during WWII and the county’s largest moonshining operation during the Great Depression. From the 1700s-1960s, these stories unveil the secrets of Catoctin Mountain.

Instructor:  Jim Rada has written many works of historical fiction and non-fiction history, including three novels about the C&O Canal. He has also written a number of articles about the history of and events on the canal. Jim is an accomplished writer who has received awards from the Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Association, Associated Press, Maryland State Teachers Association, Society of Professional Journalists, and Community Newspapers Holdings, Inc.

ILR750 The Secrets of Catoctin Mountain
4-Digit #: 3927
Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.,  April 6 – April 27th  
Location:  Conference Center (E Building)/TBD
Tuition:  $30   Fee:  $59    Total: $89
MD residents age 60+ pay fee only

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