Help Us Do More for Important Historic Places Across Maryland

Preservation Maryland’s programs touch all 23 counties of our state, from restoring historic structures at the head of the Chesapeake and conducting historic trades workshops on the eastern shore, to funding projects through the Heritage Fund in western and central Maryland, we are in investing in the places that Marylanders call home.

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Preservation Maryland remains at the forefront of the preservation movement, creatively tackling issues like the effects of climate change, workforce development, and how to use our past to best support our future.

The Campaign for Historic Trades

A national program in partnership with NPS and powered by Preservation Maryland, The Campaign works to provide all tradespeople with clear career pathways, accessible education, and secure employment into historic trades.


Protecting Our Past. Investing in Our Future.

Preservation Maryland is a non-profit harnessing the power of historic places by revitalizing and reinvesting in communities, advocating, and building the historic trades workforce for the benefit of all Marylanders. 

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Maryland: Where Inspiration Was Sewn

Maryland: Where Inspiration Was Sewn

On June 14, 1777, the Second Continental Congress passed a resolution stating that “the flag of the United States be 13 stripes, alternate red and white,” and that “the union be 13 stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation." More than 100 years...

Best of Maryland Awards Nominations Open

Best of Maryland Awards Nominations Open

Each year these awards honor the individuals, groups, and organizations that show us what is possible when we work to preserve Maryland’s rich history. You can read more about past winners here. We will once showcase our Best of Maryland Awards at our annual...

Photo Feature: The Widrick House in Frederick County

Photo Feature: The Widrick House in Frederick County

Earlier this week Frederick County Executive Jessica Fitzwater joined us to tour the Widrick House, a city-owned historic 1790s farmhouse. Exterior restoration of the structure, funded by the city, included the replacement of gutters, recoating the metal roof, and a...

Can We Count on You?

Preservation Maryland isn’t just preserving the past – we’re investing in our future. Our donors make it all possible.

Our Work

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Although the organization’s core mission remains the same as when we started in 1931, our work has adapted, our strategies have diversified, and our approach has modernized.