Historic Ellicott City, Maryland experienced another devastating flood on the heels of a comprehensive recovery effort after a major flood in 2016. Donate to the Flood Recovery Fund.

Flood waters down Main Street in Ellicott City, MD, 2018. Photo from Shannon Baranoski.

Annual Awards

This May, Preservation Maryland hosted the annual Best of Maryland awards ceremony to a record crowd at the historic Star-Spangled Banner Flag House in Baltimore City.

Over a dozen artisans were recognized for their skilled work at the Hackerman House in Baltimore City.

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.

On the afternoon of May 27, 2018, Ellicott City, Maryland endured yet another devastating flood — the second time in less than two years. Preservation Maryland stands ready to support the rebuilding, recovery, and rehabilitation of this historic community.

Support the Flood Recovery Fund


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.


Over two days in June, Preservation Maryland convened the annual gathering of Maryland’s preservationists for our statewide conference at the University of Maryland campus in the Maryland Milestones State Heritage Area. This year, Preservation Maryland was pleased to partner with the Maryland Association of Historic District Commissions to expand the conference offerings to two days. If you had a hard time choosing between sessions or missed the Summit this year, please stay tuned for the release of recordings of many of the conference sessions on the Preservation Maryland website and YouTube channel in the coming weeks.

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