Tours and Workshops

Preservation Maryland offers an array of interesting and educational tours, including behind-the-scenes tours of preservation projects. These are hosted all across the Old Line State to provide diverse experiences to all Marylanders. The best way to stay up-to-date about upcoming events is to sign-up for our e-newsletter and check our calendar regularly.

Mid-century modern architecture experts, Daniel Sams and Jillian Storms, AIA, share a moment at the ca. 1964 Hyattsville Library on a recent bus tour.

Upcoming Tours


On the anniversary of the Battle, Preservation Maryland invites you to kayak through Antietam history with fellow history buffs. We’ll meet at the Newcomer House on the Battlefield for brunch and a pre-tour orientation lecture on the historic and preservation context of the Battlefield. Registration covers kayak and equipment rental, guide, parking, and brunch. We do expect this tour to sell out, so please register now.



Tour Recaps

Tour Recap: Kayaking Antietam Creek

Sep 18, 2017
By Preservation Maryland

On the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam, a group of intrepid paddlers explored the meandering Antietam Creek on a Preservation Maryland-led tour.

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Tour Recap: Historic Highland Beach Walking Tour

Jun 19, 2017
By Elly Colmers Cowan

Highland Beach is an incredibly important place in Maryland; it was founded so that African-Americas could escape segregation and enjoy the Chesapeake, and now the community is committed to ecological stewardship of the historic landscape. Preservation Maryland members recently experienced the Town by a community-led walking tour, follow along:

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This April, Preservation Maryland hosted an Open House at our archive held at the Hornbake Library at the University of Maryland. The event was curated by Jen Wachtel, a UMD graduate student, who has been working with the collection over the semester. Read on to find out more about what Jen found in the collection:

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Earlier this month, Preservation Maryland and the Patapsco Valley Heritage Greenway led a preservation-in-progress tour through Ellicott City. We will be offering similar tours and volunteer days in the future, so make sure you are subcribed to our newsletter.

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