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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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Preservation Maryland is currently recruiting for a new social media video editing internship.

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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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On the half-way point of their quest to visit all of Maryland’s twenty-four counties, Preservation Maryland supporters Diane and Jeff Caslow, explore the beautiful scenery and state parks of Western Maryland in Garrett County.

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If you lived in the Maryland area in the 1970s you may remember the infamous Surrender Dorothy graffiti on the CSX railroad bridge over I-495. The prank (and later tags) referenced the architecture of the nearby Mormon Temple – that with six golden spires may think resemble the Emerald City of Oz.

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Community Forklift, a Prince George’s County-based building material reuse store, will host The Funkyard Festival on Saturday, October 21, 2017 – and Preservation Maryland will be there!

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