Adult Program

Film Discussion - Almost Blue Mountain City: The History of Thurmont, Maryland

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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The Thurmont Center for Agricultural History and The Maryland Room are proud to introduce a new film by award-winning filmmaker, Chris Haugh. Over the last ten years, Mr. Haugh researched archives and interviewed local citizens sharing memories and stories about the significant manifestations of the town since its founding in 1751. Mr. Haugh recently won a local Emmy for the film “Heart of the Civil War.” He will share portions of the 3 hour documentary, share stories of the people he met during the filming as well as answer questions about the project.

Through the Lens: Framing a Sense of Home

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Monday, October 13, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Join us for the unveiling of photographs and photojournals showcasing the personal immigrant experience of Frederick area residents. Program sponsored in partnership with the Literacy Council of Frederick County and through a grant from the Maryland Humanities Council.

The Gettysburg Address-What it Means to Us

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 3:15pm to 3:45pm
Join us we learn what the Gettysburg Address means and talk about why it is still relevant today - then pick up your copy, take it home, learn it, and return next week to be videoed reciting it as part of The Address - a national effort to record ordinary people reciting the Gettysburg Address.

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