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

BUS TOUR ALONG HARRIET TUBMAN’S JOURNEY TO FREEDOM
TALBOT AND DORCHESTER COUNTY
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018, 10AM-5PM

Experience a day-long tour exploring Harriet Tubman’s difficult journey to freedom and the impact of slavery and the Underground Railroad on the landscape of Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Stops include sites of authentic African American experiences including Tubman’s near-fatal head injury at Buckstown Store and a visit to the final burial site of Tubman’s in-laws at Malone’s Church. We’ll also spend time at the brand new Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park and Visitor Center.

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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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