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The Nuclear Age in Montgomery County: The Atomic Energy Commission and its Site at Germantown

Presented by Montgomery History at Montgomery County Library - Germantown, Germantown MD

Jun 01, 2018

The Nuclear Age in Montgomery County: The Atomic Energy Commission and its Site at Germantown

Eric W. Boyle, Chief Historian for the Department of Energy, will discuss the Atomic Energy Commission’s move to upper Montgomery County during the early days of the Cold War.

Join Montgomery History for the fifth and final program in its BOOM Speakers Series as we explore what life was like for persons living in Montgomery County during the 1950s. Eric W. Boyle, Chief Historian for the Department of Energy, will discuss the Atomic Energy Commission’s move to upper Montgomery County during the early days of the Cold War. After considering over 50 locations, farmland near Germantown, Maryland was determined to be a distance far enough from Washington D.C. to

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While there is no cost for this event, space is limitedRSVPs are required.

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Montgomery County Library - Germantown

19840 Century Boulevard, Germantown, MD 20874

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    • Sign Language

This dynamic, free lecture is offered in collaboration with Montgomery County Public Libraries. To request sign language interpretation or other deaf/hard of hearing services for library sponsored

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