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Catoctin History

catalog cover Catoctin History is the illustrated regional history magazine of the Catoctin Center for Regional Studies. The magazine is a non-profit, educational forum for research and information about the history and culture of mid-Maryland and the surrounding area. Eclectic in design and content, Catoctin History offers a broad perspective on the region's past.
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The magazine has received several honors, including:

  • 2004 Certificate of Commendation from the American Association for State and Local History
  • 2004 Educational Excellence Award from the Maryland Historical Trust
  • 2004 Award of Excellence from the Printing and Imaging Industries of

Click on the following link to hear the NPR radio report on the Heifer Relief Project Reunion, as described in Issue #6 of Catoctin History:

[After opening the link, scroll down the page to find "The Seagoing Cowboys" article and a link to the audio file.]


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Catoctin History is published two times a year. An annual subscription to the magazine is $10 (two issues). A single issue is $5.00, and back issues can be purchased for $3.00.

To order Catoctin History, please visit the FCC Bookstore by clicking on this link

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Catoctin History welcomes submissions and suggestions for feature articles and columns.

Before sending any material, however, please first contact the Editor by e-mail at, or by telephone at 301-624-2773, or by mail at: Catoctin History, Frederick Community College, 7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD 21702

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