Six-to-Fix

The Six-to-Fix Benefit is a preservation party! Purchase your tickets online today to experience the big reveal and pledge your support early to put six new major projects on the path to preservation. Are you part of the fix? Attend the Six-to-Fix Benefit on October 19, 2017 at the Parker Metal Building in Baltimore City.

Current Projects

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Historic Cemeteries of Maryland

Statewide

Some of the most sacred sites in Maryland are in impending danger due to environmental factors as well as the passage of time. Cemeteries face resource specific threats including lack of funding for maintenance and conservation as well as pressure to use the land for development.

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Newtowne Manor Religious Complex

St. Mary’s County

The St. Francis Xavier Church and Newtowne Manor House in St. Mary’s County represents an example of a self-contained, self-supporting Jesuit community. Unfortunately, the majority of the diverse buildings on the site have suffered from disuse, with broken windows, wildlife, and water penetrating through the historic foundation.

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Adaptive Reuse of the Hamilton Willard Shafer Farm

Frederick County

Just outside of Burkittsville, a well-preserved small historic community in western Frederick County, lies the Shafer Farm, the site of a Union headquarters during the Civil War Battle of South Mountain in 1862. The farm house, barn, and out buildings have been vacant for nearly 20 years and have suffered as a result of deferred maintenance.

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Cultural Landscapes of the Eastern Shore

Kent County

Kent County remains a truly picturesque rural, historic landscape, but recently, solar and wind farms have been proposed, which could drastically alter the look and feel of the region.

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Valve House at Clifton Park

Baltimore City

From an age when municipal buildings stood as a testament to a city’s pride, the Valve House, in its current state, stands as a reminder that buildings need utility. Preservation Maryland will work to strengthen community support for the revitalization of the Valve House, to develop a list of potential uses for the building, and to assist CivicWorks in obtaining a long term lease on the structure clearing a path towards purpose and reuse.

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Ellicott City Flood Recovery

Howard County

Last July, a flash flood inundated Ellicott City and in a matter of minutes, the picturesque historic Main Street, was transformed into a disaster zone. Flood waters can rise and fall in a matter of minutes, but with this level of damage, recovery efforts may be required for years to come.

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Antietam Battlefield: A Cleanup Campaign

Washington County

The site of “The Final Attack” at Antietam was a conclusive moment in the Civil War but maintaining an ever-growing landscapes isn’t easy in the context of the many acres of the larger Battlefield site.

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Baltimore’s Historic Storefronts

Baltimore City

After protests damaged dozens of storefronts in a historic African-American commercial corridor, Preservation Maryland and partners advocated for funding to repair the physical wounds and offered professional documentation services prior to restoration work that will be done in a historically-sensitive manner.

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Dorchester County: High Tides of Change

Dorchester County

Due to the necessity of water our Maryland historic resources are often located in coastal areas and thus disproportionately at risk from increasing sea-level rise and large storm events. As many of these resources will likely be lost, now is the time for documentation.

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Glenn Dale Hospital: Breathing New Life into Old Buildings

Prince George's County

The needed array of agencies, strong community concern, and now Preservation Maryland, has recently coalesced to move the needle forward on this long-vacant and large historic campus in Prince George’s County toward an adaptive reuse project that will serve and benefit the neighborhood and beyond.

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Holly Hall: The Grand Dame of Elkton

Cecil County

At over 200 years old, Holly Hall is an iconic piece of the city of Elkton’s history. The mansion is currently in need of restoration and preservation, something that Elkton’s Mayor Robert J. Alt identified as one of his goals when he took office.

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Pleasant View: From Civil War to Civil Rights

Statewide

With an active Board of Trustees wanting to do the right thing by their historic site, Preservation Maryland connected the community with preservation professionals to envision and plan the future of this important place for African-American history from Civil War to Civil Rights.

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Save History Today

The Six-to-Fix program allows Preservation Maryland to take direct action to fulfill its mission to protect the best of Maryland. Your donation helps provide technical assistance through Preservation Maryland staff and preservation experts to threatened and underutilized historic places – your donation has a direct impact on saving Maryland architecture and history.

Donate Now

Be Part of the Fix

You can help. Six-to-Fix rallies the Maryland preservation community around discrete and necessary tasks and projects to advance each project. Folks with all skills and interests are encouraged to sign-up. You will receive periodic announcements with opportunities to participate, and we hope you can join us to save history together.

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Attend the Event

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2017, 6-9PM
PARKER METAL BUILDING
Baltimore, MARYLAND

Get your tickets now for the Six-to-Fix Reveal Party! Funds raised during this exciting high-profile event support the Preservation Maryland Six-to-Fix program and helps save endangered historic sites for future generations.

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More about the Parker Building

The Parker Metal Building, with its large floor plans, numerous windows, plentiful free parking and distinctive architecture, is currently being developed into a 50,000 square foot modern office building. When completed, the building will house efficient, unique space with all new state-of-the-art mechanical and electrical systems. Originally built for the Parker Metal Decorating Company, the building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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BECOME A SPONSOR

The Six-to-Fix benefit is Preservation Maryland’s capstone event in support of our program that puts threatened historic places on the path to preservation. Your sponsorship puts you in front of Maryland’s preservation community. Our tiered levels allow you increase your visibility and recognition, and receive additional complimentary tickets to this not-to-be-missed event. Please click below or contact Doug Harbit to become a sponsor.

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Save History Today

The Six-to-Fix program allows Preservation Maryland to take direct action to fulfill its mission to protect the best of Maryland. Your donation helps provide technical assistance through Preservation Maryland staff and preservation experts to threatened and underutilized historic places – your donation has a direct impact on saving Maryland architecture and history.

Donate Now

Be Part of the Fix

You can help. Six-to-Fix rallies the Maryland preservation community around discrete and necessary tasks and projects to advance each project. Folks with all skills and interests are encouraged to sign-up. You will receive periodic announcements with opportunities to participate, and we hope you can join us to save history together.

Sign Up Today

Latest Six-To-Fix News

Fri, 08/25 - 2:50pm

PreserveCast Ep. 21: Historic Preservation and Flood Mitigation

Flooding is a serious problem for any building, but for a historic building, it can be catastrophic. Fortunately for us there are experts out there like this week’s PreserveCast guest Rod Scott who are able to help property owners take preventative measures.

Tue, 08/15 - 9:59am

Ellicott City Revitalization Grant Program

In response to the devastating July 2016 flood to Ellicott City, Preservation Maryland and Historic Ellicott City, Inc. created and funded the Historic Ellicott City Revitalization Grant Program to support projects in the community.

Sun, 07/30 - 12:24pm

Video: One Year Commemoration of Ellicott City Flood

On the one year anniversary of the Ellicott City, Marylandflood, Preservation Maryland remembers the lives that were lost and recognizes the strong Maryland community that came together to help this special place recover and rebuild with its history in mind.

Wed, 07/26 - 5:41pm

Help Restore Vandalized St. Thomas Cemetery

In early June 2017, vandals damaged dozens of historic gravestones in the cemetery of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. The congregation is now reaching out to preservationists and the community to help make the needed repairs.

Save History Today

The Six-to-Fix program allows Preservation Maryland to take direct action to fulfill its mission to protect the best of Maryland. Your donation helps provide technical assistance through Preservation Maryland staff and preservation experts to threatened and underutilized historic places – your donation has a direct impact on saving Maryland architecture and history.

Donate Now

Be Part of the Fix

You can help. Six-to-Fix rallies the Maryland preservation community around discrete and necessary tasks and projects to advance each project. Folks with all skills and interests are encouraged to sign-up. You will receive periodic announcements with opportunities to participate, and we hope you can join us to save history together.

Sign Up Today
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