Contact: Elizabeth Scott Shatto
Director, Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area, (301) 600-4042
Date: November 5, 2008
Award-winning Catoctin History magazine explores mid-Maryland's history and culture
Frederick, MD - The Catoctin Center for Regional Studies is pleased to announce that issue #10 of Catoctin History has been published and is available through subscription and individual purchase.
This issue offers an eclectic collection of articles that will appeal to anyone with an interest in the history and culture of mid-Maryland. Figuring prominently in this issue are Jeb Stuart's "Sabers and Roses" Ball, the story of the first U.S. bookmobile introduced in Washington County in 1905, the work of Westminster's Mary Shellman in honoring ordinary Civil War soldiers, and the evolution of the bank barn in this region. Other articles explore the archeological excavation of a blacksmith shop and the tradition of growing peaches in mid-Maryland.
Catoctin History is an award-winning regional history magazine published twice a year by the Catoctin Center for Regional Studies. It is sponsored in part by the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, the Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Hagerstown and Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
This publication is available through subscription for an annual cost of $10.00. There are three ways to subscribe: send mailing information and payment to Catoctin History, FCC, 7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD 21702; email firstname.lastname@example.org; or, for credit card orders, call 301-846-2464.
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