Then and Now: Gaithersburg
With its roots as a small community known as Log Town in the 1750s, agriculture was the way of life for people in Gaithersburg. Today most of the farmland has been developed into shopping centers, businesses, and housing developments. With growth, Gaithersburg has become a center of science and technology in the United States.
Author Shaun Curtis grew up in Gaithersburg and spends his time promoting the history of the city.