The Secrets of Catoctin Mountain

The Secrets of Catoctin Mountain
4 sessions, 6 hours

Catoctin Mountain is best known because it is home to Camp David, the presidential retreat. That is just the tip of the iceberg, though. Learn the stories of the people and locations on Catoctin Mountain. Learn about the secret spy training camp located there during WWII and the county’s largest moonshining operation during the Great Depression. From the 1700s to the 1960s, these stories will 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 a full-time freelance writer who has received numerous awards from the Maryland-DelawareDC Press Association, Associated Press, Maryland State Teachers Association, Society of Professional Journalists, and Community Newspapers Holdings, Inc. for newspaper writing. 4-

ILR750 The Secrets of Catoctin Mountain
Digit Number: 5386
Mon, 9:30am-11am, July 17– August 7
Location: Senior Center on Taney Avenue
Tuition: $30 Fee:    $59 Total:    $89
MD residents age 60+ pay fee only

 

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