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Underwater archaeology is as cool as it sounds, especially as described by Dr. Susan Langley, Maryland’s Underwater Archaeologist for the past 20 years. Dive in to Susan’s interview on this episode of PreserveCast:

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How would George Washington have felt about his beloved home becoming a place for selfies? Rob Shenk, Senior Vice President of Visitor Engagement at George Washington’s Mount Vernon thinks that the President would be very interested! Learn about innovative engagement at one of America’s most visited historic sites, in-person and online, on this episode of PreserveCast:

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Nakita Reed, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, GGP, is a founder and principal at Maryland’s Encore Sustainable Design, an architecture firm that takes a holistic approach to sustainability in the built environment. We at Preservation Maryland are lucky to have her on our Board of Directors and the interviewee for this episode of PreserveCast:

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03/03/2017
By Preservation Maryland

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Maryland

Did you know that there is a village in Ireland named Baltimore!? Beyond that fact, Maryland’s history includes stories of Irish immigration and tolerance for Roman Catholicism – and is fully committed to celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Here are some events, organized by date, around the state that offer rich tastes of Irish history and culture.

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Our own Michelle Eshelman is interviewed on this episode of PreserveCast! Listen in for her thoughts on architecture schools, new architectural tools, and the very important work she’s doing around the state through Preservation Maryland’s Six-to-Fix program and our Ellicott City Preservation Resource Center:

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On this episode of PreserveCast, we interview Joe Nicoli from Direct Dimensions, a Maryland-based laser scanning firm that has documented cultural heritage properties down to the nail heads at Mount Vernon. But this technology is within reach for most historic sites, so listen in:

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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 continuous truss bridge in the United States.

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04/03/2017
By Waxter Intern

O! Say, Can You See Its Opening Day?

Today is National Baseball League’s Opening Day! It’s time to revive the game day traditions, play catch, and warm up those voices. Why? Find our why we sing the Star Spangled Banner at the beginning of sporting events, and why Marylanders hollar, “O!” every chance they get:

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On this episode of PreserveCast, we’ll hear from Dru Schmidt-Perkins from 1000 Friends of Maryland about their advocacy on behalf of smart growth policies for Maryland. That includes comprehensive growth planning, rural land conservation and historic preservation, citing renewable energy, and creating the communities all Marylanders deserve.

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09/15/2017
By Preservation Maryland

The Slave Dwelling Project comes to Dorchester County

Joseph McGill founded the Slave Dwelling Project as a Civil War historian and descendant of the enslaved to identify and assist property owners, government agencies and organizations to preserve extant slave dwellings. Since it’s founding, he has brought his expertise to nearly 100 sites across the country – in October he will be on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

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