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New Germany State Park to Host Bomber Down 50th Anniversary Program

When: Saturday, January 11 at 5 p.m.
Where: New Germany State Park, 349 Headquarters Lane, Grantsville
Who: Open to the Public
Cost: Free
Contact: 301-895-5453

New Germany State Park is hosting Bomber Down, a special anniversary program on the fascinating true story of the B-52 bomber that crashed during a severe snowstorm in January of 1964 in Savage River State Forest.

Led by retired park ranger Rick Lewis, the program will take place fireside in the park’s Lake House. Large pieces of the wreckage will be available to view, including one of the actual ejection seats from the aircraft. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase.