Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
The Thurmont Historical Society and the Thurmont Regional Library are hosting guest author, Jim Rada discussing his newest book: The Last to Fall: The 1922 March, Battles, & Deaths of U.S. Marines at Gettysburg. The book strong connection with Thurmont, and Emmitsburg. In 1922, more than a quarter of the U.S. Marine Corps through Frederick County on the way to Gettysburg. Along the way, the Marines were greeted by crowds and they camped at both the Frederick Fairgrounds and Hooker Lewis' farm in Thurmont going to and returning from Gettysburg.