HAGERSTOWN, MD – While many local aviation enthusiasts are familiar with the Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar, fewer know the importance of the aircraft and its contributions to the space program. The Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar is primarily thought of as a military transport aircraft, but it also made a significant contribution to the United States’ space program and the Corona spy satellite program. Manufactured in Hagerstown, Maryland, the C-119 played a critical role in the successful retrieval of the exposed film canisters dropped from the Corona satellites.
Category Archives: History Hub Hunters
Witness the Excitement: History Hub Hunters go LIVE for the First Time Ever
HAGERSTOWN, MD News (2/15/2023) – History enthusiasts and adventure seekers, mark your calendars for this Saturday, February 18th, at 10:30 am Eastern, as the History Hub Hunters are going LIVE on Twitch! For the first time ever, join them on their quest to uncover lost pieces of history in the mountains of West Virginia.
In 1866, Hagerstown Newspaper Price Based on Income during Election Season
HAGERSTOWN, MD News (10/9/2022) – One of the things we’ve repeatedly had people surprised by us here at Radio Free Hub City is that we don’t charge for our news. Not only do we not hide our news behind a paywall, but we don’t even charge for printed copies of our news at local events. This may seem like a far cry from news of today, but it wasn’t always this way for consumers. It used to be, local newspapers cared more about keeping people informed than actually making a profit.
Hagerstown Group Finds Clues Linking to Possible Civil War era Treasure
HAGERSTOWN, MD – The cast and crew of “History Hub Hunters” believe they might be hot on the trail to finding lost Confederate gold from the Civil War, hidden in the Hagerstown, Maryland area by a secret organization known as the Knights of the Golden Circle (KGC).
New Book! Coin Collecting for Profit
History Hub Hunters fans love history, and often want to collect history themselves! Now Radio Free Hub City and Western Maryland History Hub are proud to provide the first collecting guide inspired by the show – Coin Collecting for Profit. 11.4% of All People Are Unknowingly Throwing Away Potentially Thousands of Dollars…Because They Didn’t KnowContinue reading “New Book! Coin Collecting for Profit”