The Church Hill Theatre in Queen’s Anne County recently received a Heritage Fund grant to repair cracks in it’s exterior stucco work. As a cultural and entertainment hub for the community, the organization turned their performances into fundraisers, too, to continue to care for their historic buildings.
In order to preserve the historic and unique Ark of Hungerford Creek, it needed to be relocated to the Calvert Marine Museum to serve as it’s permanent home and stewards. This effort was partially funded by the Heritage Fund, and Preservation Maryland was onsite to capture the big move:
Since it’s creation, the Heritage Fund has supported hundreds of local and regional historic preservation, community development, and educational projects in Maryland with nearly $1 million of financial support. Along with our partners, the Maryland Historical Trust, we are very proud of our selected projects and the collective impact they have on protecting and promoting Maryland heritage. Please read on for all of the FY2016 projects: