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We recently learned about a cool adaptive reuse project underway in historic downtown Frederick. Sky Stage is scheduled to open in September. It will temporarily transform a boarded-up historic building into an open-air theater that will host arts and cultural programming including drama, music, children’s story time, art classes, folklore, history, naturalists, yoga classes, environmental education, and film.

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As the weather cools and weekly routines return after summer break, fall is the ideal time for a day trip or weekend getaway. Plan an autumn outing to one of these events at some of Maryland’s most scenic historic sites, recommended by Preservation Maryland and the Civil War Trust.

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08/20/2016
By Preservation Maryland

Historical Recipe: Jumbles from Waverly

Historic preservation isn’t only about preserving historic buildings, structures, and sites. It’s also about preserving our intangible heritage – the music, dress, oral traditions, crafts, festivals and cuisines that define our state’s culture. One of the earliest sweet cookie recipes to arrive in Maryland may have come over on the Mayflower from England before it was perfected at the Wavery Mansion; we present Waverly Jumbles:

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Preservation Maryland attended the announcement of the recipients of the Heritage Structure Rehabilitation Competitive Commercial Tax Credit for 2017. These were the first projects to be awarded the tax credit since the reauthorization of the program last session due to positive community support and advocacy led by Preservation Maryland.

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Take your pick of historic New Year locales in Maryland: a family-friendly event in downtown Annapolis, an oak bar in an historic paddleboat or a Prohibition-era bar in Baltimore, or on Berlin’s Main Street, one of America’s Coolest Small Towns. At any location, here’s to an historic year ahead!

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01/15/2017
By Preservation Maryland

Now Streaming: Preservation Maryland’s PreserveCast

Preservation Maryland is pleased to announce a new initiative and program for the 85-year old organization; a weekly preservation podcast. PreserveCast, as it is known, will look at the intersection of preservation and technology and the way the future is shaping our past.

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Welcome to Preservation Maryland’s PreserveCast. I’m your host, Nick Redding. I’m very excited to welcome you to our very first episode…that’s how history is made with Preservation Maryland’s very first podcast. Listen in!

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01/23/2017
By Preservation Maryland

PreserveCast S1E1: The Drone Zone with Elevated Element

PreserveCast is where historic preservation meets technology, and this episode features Belinda Kilby, of the Maryland-based drone photography and videography company, Elevated Element. They have already put their expertise to great use in partnership with Preservation Maryland in documenting Ellicott City, Whites Hall, and other historic sites across the state. You’ll want to listen in and see all the great resulting media embedded in this post:

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On the busy corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Willow Lane in Bethesda sits the Farm Women’s Cooperative Market, a Montgomery County institution celebrating the 85th anniversary of their opening day in 1932.

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Take a moment to peer into the window of the over 36 year of Douglas Claytor, a Maryland resident, a preservation advocate, and a skilled preservation practitioner and teacher. Doug’s had a hand in many of Maryland’s great restoration projects – and he’s committed to share his knowledge with the next generation of preservationists.

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