NEW! The 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic, The World’s Deadliest Killer
3 sessions, 4.5 hours
In 1918, the Spanish Flu killed 60 million people worldwide, including hundreds in Frederick County. Find out where it came from, where it went, and how communities tried to fight it. Learn about some of the people that it affected and how it changed the county and the world.
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 a full-time freelance writer who has received numerous awards from the Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Association, Associated Press, Maryland State Teachers Association, Society of Professional Journalists, and Community Newspapers Holdings, Inc. for newspaper writing.
ILR840 The 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic, The World’s Deadliest Killer
5-Digit Number: 17623
Fri, 9:30am – 11am, 6/14 – 6/28
Location: Conference Center (E Building)/E123
Tuition: $15.00 Fee: $39.00 Total: $54.00
MD residents age 60+ pay fee only