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Preservation Maryland had the opportunity to sit down for a Q&A with Blaine Heinonen and Sarah Wolff, the Montgomery County natives behind the band, Pretty Gritty, a folksy duo act that self describes as, “Americana, Country, and lots of Soul.” 

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Before Europeans arrived in Maryland there were many tribes of indigenous people with complex communities and languages, and while these tribes differed in several ways, they shared many aspects of their culture, too, like music. What follows is an  introduction to the sounds and songs of Maryland’s first people.

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With the 1634 arrival of two ships, The Ark and The Dove, on the shores of a tribal tributary of the Potomac River, near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, the fourth Colony in North America was founded as a Baroque planned settlement called St. Mary’s City. Who were these early settlers and what role might music have played in their lives?

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Music has existed in many ways and in many contexts in Maryland’s history, but one style that has made a big mark on the state’s history is American folk music, and later bluegrass. Please read and listen on to the next installment of Preservation Maryland’s blog series on Maryland’s musical traditions:

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Instruments like bugles and fifes were used for communications on battlefields, and surviving soldiers returning to their hometowns often brought with them new instruments, sounds, and songs – with Maryland rich with military history, it is also rich with military music history. Read a multi-media essay on Maryland’s place in military music:

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06/03/2016
By Waxter Intern

Maryland’s Historic Wineries

Maryland has a fine culinary history and wine making is no exception. In fact, our foodways traditions are common themes in promoting the history and culture of Maryland, like Wine Trails, and yet another way you can support a local economy. So, today we will celebrate the art of wine-making by exploring Maryland’s local wineries and the historic properties from which they harvest!

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06/17/2016
By Preservation Maryland

Maryland’s Historic July 4th Events

Celebrating our day of independence is our most historic American tradition. Whether you prefer to spend your Fourth of July on the water, at a patriotic parade, cooking-out with the family, or anxiously awaiting a fireworks spectacular, Maryland has an abundance of fun-filled opportunities to celebrate our nation’s independence and Preservation Maryland has composed a list of the most historical events in the state.

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07/01/2016
By Waxter Intern

Classic Recipe: Maryland Fried Chicken

Historic preservation is not only about preserving historic buildings, structures, and sites. It is also important to preserve our intangible heritage – music, dress, oral traditions, crafts, festivals and cuisines. Essential to any summer picnic or community get-together is Maryland Fried Chicken:

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07/09/2016
By Preservation Maryland

Alexander Hamilton visits Maryland

As the Tony award winning musical, Alexander Hamilton, begins a 17-city tour it’s important to remember the moment the actual Mr. Hamilton came to Maryland in 1786 to address the profound challenges of the Articles of Confederation.

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