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Maryland’s Libraries Rich with History

Maryland’s Libraries Rich with History

Libraries play a crucial role in preserving and circulating historical knowledge and documents, making them essential for anyone interested in exploring the past. As an ode to National Library Week, we're sharing our favorite ways libraries can help preservationists...

Maryland General Assembly 2024: Advocacy Results

Maryland General Assembly 2024: Advocacy Results

The 2024 Legislative Session of the Maryland General Assembly has now concluded, with many notable statewide victories for the preservation community. After 90 days of championing key bills and testifying on many pieces of important legislation, Preservation Maryland...

City of Cumberland Issues Wayfinding Plan RFP

City of Cumberland Issues Wayfinding Plan RFP

The City of Cumberland Mayor and City Council, in partnership with Canal Place Preservation & Development Authority, seeks proposals from consulting firms or individuals to provide research, services, options, and recommendations for the development of a...

This Day in Maryland History: Francis Scott Key Bridge Opens in 1977

This Day in Maryland History: Francis Scott Key Bridge Opens in 1977

On this day in history - March 23, 1977 - the Francis Scott Key Bridge that spans the Patapsco River in Baltimore opened to traffic. Besides the famous name, the bridge was a major milestone in Maryland's transportation planning and remains the second longest...

Heritage Orgs Team for Cemetery Preservation on Maryland Day

Heritage Orgs Team for Cemetery Preservation on Maryland Day

Preservation Maryland, Historic Annapolis, and the Maryland Center for History and Culture joined forces on March 25th at St. Anne’s Cemetery in Annapolis Md. to clean historic grave markers. Preservation Maryland has led cemetery preservation workshops across the...

Preservation Maryland Elects Two New Members to Its Board of Directors

Preservation Maryland Elects Two New Members to Its Board of Directors

Preservation Maryland is pleased to welcome two new members to our Board of Directors: Marvin-Alonzo Greer and Jaelon T. Moaney. “We are thrilled to welcome Marvin-Alonzo and Jaelon to our Board of Directors,” said Nicholas Redding, President & CEO of Preservation...

Applications Now Open for the Harrison Goodall Preservation Fellowship

Applications Now Open for the Harrison Goodall Preservation Fellowship

Inspired by a gift from Harrison Goodall and made possible by Preservation Maryland, this NPS program aims to develop students and enterprising professionals into the preservation leaders of tomorrow. Fellows grow professionally through coaching from the fellowship...

Salvaged Historic Property Oak Sees New Life

Salvaged Historic Property Oak Sees New Life

Felled in the winter of 1739, trees that became logs that became the cabin at 417 N. Jonathan Street are again seeing new life, thanks to the help of our friend and local maker, Andrew Richard. Using oak salvaged from our Historic Property Redevelopment project in...

Presidential History at Western Maryland’s Camp David

Presidential History at Western Maryland’s Camp David

This Presidents' Day we're exploring Maryland's role in major moments in American presidential history as the host to the official presidential retreat, Camp David, tucked away in Catoctin Mountain Park in Frederick County. ROOSEVELT'S RETREAT The presidential retreat...

Maryland’s State Plan: How Preservation Can Help Address Priorities

Maryland’s State Plan: How Preservation Can Help Address Priorities

Governor Wes Moore has released the Maryland State Plan, outlining how the administration will deliver results for Marylanders on key issues, including multiple priorities that we’ve identified could be addressed, in part, through preservation and smart growth...

Preservation Services Internship Fire Suppression Survey Project

Preservation Services Internship Fire Suppression Survey Project

Position Description The Preservation Services Intern will work with the Preservation Maryland’s Program & Outreach Manager to assist Downtown Frederick Partnership, a state and nationally recognized Main Street community, with a survey of fire suppression systems...

2024 Summer Preservation Services Internship

2024 Summer Preservation Services Internship

With an internship with Preservation Maryland, interns will gain experience in a non-profit setting and have the opportunity to learn how historic preservation works in a real-world setting. Preservation Maryland internships are a great opportunity for students in a...

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Old South Mountain Inn Wayfinding Signage Study

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Old South Mountain Inn Wayfinding Signage Study

Preservation Maryland is soliciting competitive proposals from qualified firms and/or individuals with demonstrated expertise in the development of graphic design, branding, design guidelines, and branding/wayfinding implementation plans for large historic landscapes,...

Legislative Update #3: Bills that Have Our Support

Legislative Update #3: Bills that Have Our Support

Since our last update, Preservation Maryland has been on the ground and keeping preservation front and center in Annapolis as the General Assembly convenes and acts on the multi-billion-dollar state budget and thousands of pieces of individual legislation....

Researching Your Historic Home Webinar

Researching Your Historic Home Webinar

If you’re looking for  assistance on how to research your historic home, join us on February 8, 2024 for a no-cost virtual Researching Your Historic Property webinar with our Program & Outreach Manager Christiana Limniatis.  Sign Up Here

2024 Legislative Session: What We’re Supporting So Far

2024 Legislative Session: What We’re Supporting So Far

As the Maryland General Assembly returns and the pace of activity picks up, Preservation Maryland and its team of preservationists and advocates are combing through recently introduced legislation to make certain the preservation community has a seat at the...

A Preservation Policy Prescription for Economic Growth

A Preservation Policy Prescription for Economic Growth

Last week Maryland State Comptroller Brooke Lierman’s office released a first-of-its-kind economic analysis that highlighted the state’s economic difficulties and stagnant growth since 2016.  The topline, perhaps most concerning figure is the fact that...

Plow Monday: A Reminder of Our Agricultural Roots

Plow Monday: A Reminder of Our Agricultural Roots

Today, as the mechanized, technological world marches on, "Plow Monday," is all but forgotten. But, the once venerated date on the early agricultural calendar is reminder of our roots -- and of those who still toil to nourish us. "Venerate the plow" - American...

Building Communities Paper Model Series (pt. 2)

Building Communities Paper Model Series (pt. 2)

Preservation Maryland is excited to release the complete Building Communities paper model series, highlighting projects we've touched through grants, technical assistance, and our Historic Property Redevelopment Program. Each paper model features...

Events

Preservation Maryland participates in and hosts many events in and around Maryland. Take a look at our upcoming events to see where we’ll be next.