Phoenix Rising is the annual benefit event that supports Preservation Maryland’s mission to protect the best of Maryland. Join us on Thursday, October 25, 2018.This is a preservation party not to be missed!

Preservation Maryland staff and interns at last year's Six-to-Fix benefit, 2017.


Preservation Maryland issued a white paper with alternatives to demolition in response to Howard County’s $50 million proposed demolition plan for Ellicott City, including 19 buildings at the foot of Main Street.


Historic 19th century painting of Ellicott City. Photo from Library of Congress.


Preservation Maryland is pleased to announce the launch of Smart Growth Maryland, a new campaign for the organization built on the foundational work of 1000 Friends of Maryland.

Historic ca. 1948 aerial image of Annapolis, MD

Most Endangered

The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced two iconic historic places in Maryland to their America’s 11 Most Endangered ListThe listing is a call to action for all Marylanders.

Downtown Annapolis' historic waterfront and dock area. Photo by Andrew Mihailoff, 2016.


Maryland’s proactive preservation program called Six-to-Fix puts threatened places on a path to renewal. Learn more about our diverse class of current and new projects.

Members of the Mt. Hope Baptist Church community in Charles County with Six-to-Fix professional volunteers, 2017.

Explore Maryland Events

There are so many events happening at historic sites across Maryland! Check out our statewide calendar regularly to learn something new.

A recent tour of Highland Beach, a historically African-American waterfront community in Anne Arundel County, 2017.

Direct Funding

Preservation Maryland directly supports preservation projects through the Heritage Fund, a grant program jointly managed with the Maryland Historical Trust.

The South Baltimore Learning Center accepted their Heritage Fund grant with Del. Brooke Lierman, 2017.

Ellicott City: Preservation Maryland is leading the effort to save historic downtown Ellicott City from the threat of a massive demolition plan.

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Preservation Maryland is dedicated to preserving Maryland’s historic buildings, neighborhoods, landscapes, and archaeological sites through outreach, funding, and advocacy.


Preservation Maryland’s efforts are made possible through your support. Donate to our advocacy fundbecome a sustaining member, attend an event, and become an advocate.


Phoenix Rising is the annual benefit event that supports Preservation Maryland’s mission to protect the best of Maryland – the history and heritage that makes our state unique! Join us at Phoenix Rising on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. This is a preservation party not to be missed!

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