"The 1922 US Marine March Through Frederick" by Jim Rada

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Local author, Jim Rada will be discussing his newest book _The Last to Fall: The 1922 March, Battles, & Deaths of U.S. Marines at Gettysburg_. In 1922, more than a quarter of the U.S. Marine Corps came through Frederick County on their 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. In Gettysburg, they conducted battle re-enactments both historically and with modern military equipment.

FURL Book Club (adult) - One Maryland, One Book Discussion

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 6:45pm to 7:45pm
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Olympic contender in canoe slalom and US Wildwater team member Bob Bofinger relates his experience during our discussion of the One Maryland, One Book selection "The Boys in the Boat," by Daniel James Brown.

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month on September 16, Oct. 21, Nov. 18, and December 16.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Urbana Regional Library (FURL) and open to all folks in the community who are interested in discussing books. Email Wanda Anastasi for more information at or call the information desk at 301-600-7004.


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