Secrets of Washington County: Little-Known Stories & Hidden History Where Western Maryland Starts (Paperback)
These are the stories you don't get in history books, but they are the ones you will remember and talk about.
Washington County, Maryland, began shortly after the United States declared its independence. Known for the location of the Battle of Antietam, the county has many more stories to tell in its nearly 250-year history.
-Discover where Western Maryland's earthquake capital is located.
-Learn about the second Battle of Antietam fought on the battlefield in 1924.
-Discover what led the last person to die on the gallows in Washington County.
-Learn how the Spanish Flu devastated Washington County in 1918.
-Discover which towns in Washington County were considered for the location of the federal government.
-Meet the local politician elected for 25 consecutive terms.
Secrets of Washington County: Little-Known Stories & Hidden History Where Western Maryland Starts tells the stories of interesting people, unsolved crimes, and unusual incidents. From award-winning author James Rada, Jr. comes another collection of fascinating stories and dozens of photographs that tell some of the hidden history of Washington County.