Last winter, one of the historic chimneys at Steppingstone Farm Museum in Susquehanna State Park collapsed due to wind and weather. Preservation Maryland issued an emergency Heritage Fund grant to address the immediate need.
St. Thomas’s Episcopal Church’s Chapel of the Incarnation is a very unique example of Mission-style church architecture in Maryland. It was built in 1916 by designer William J. Palmer for the Episcopal Diocese of Washington. With a Heritage Fund grant, the Church was able to repair and replace their roofs.
Anne Arundel County has a very active archaeology program and community working to unearth important and forgotten history. The Lost Towns Project received a Heritage Fund grant to help share their work in two short documentary-style videos.
Since 1997, the Heritage Fund grant program has distributed over a million dollars in direct support for historic preservation projects in Maryland! This November, the selection committee awarded nearly $150,000 to ten deserving and unique projects across the state.