The Mid-Atlantic preservation community will convene at the Old Line State Summit on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 in Annapolis, Maryland. The one-day conference will focus on innovative and adaptable sessions, including a detailed session on the flood recovery efforts in historic Ellicott City with essential emergency preparedness tactics for every community.
Civil War history is a popular topic, especially in a state with as complex a history in the Civil War as Maryland. Medical advances may not be the first thing that comes to your mind as a lasting impact of the long and bloody conflict, but thanks to our guest Jake Wynn of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, that perception may soon change. Stick around and hear how Jake helps people learn about the other kind of medical history on PreserveCast.
History can’t preserve itself. Most cars, on the other hand, may soon be driving themselves. This week on PreserveCast, we talk to Atul Sharma, an urban planning expert in Maryland who’s been working all over the country and now focusing on Montgomery County right here in Maryland. Atul’s work has recently included preparing for self-driving cars and how such a massive technological shift will impact everyday communities as well as our state’s historic areas.