View of Route 1 in Hyattsville, 1939.

State Heritage Area Director Published New Book on the History of Maryland’s U.S. Route 1

By Preservation Maryland

If Maryland is America in Miniature, then Maryland’s U.S. Route 1 is our Route 66.

Aaron Marcavitch is the director of the Maryland Milestones state heritage area that follows much of U.S. Route 1 through Prince George’s County on it’s way between Baltimore and Washington, DC. This historic stretch of road boast auto-centric architecture illustrated and explained in his new book, “Images of America: US Route 1 Baltimore to Washington, DC.”

To learn more about Aaron’s expertise and fascination with historic roadside architecture, listen to his interview with Preservation Maryland on PreserveCast.

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