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On a cold day in Annapolis, Maryland on December 23, 1783, to the surprise of the world, General George Washington, the victor of the revolution, resigned his military commission.

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02/13/2018
By Nicholas A. Redding

Maryland Icon: Frederick Douglass

Few names conjure up as much respect, admiration or praise as that of Frederick Douglass. On the 200th anniversary of his birth, Preservation Maryland is proud to remember the contributions of one the state’s most famous citizens.

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02/12/2018
By Nicholas A. Redding

President Lincoln Visits Maryland

Abraham Lincoln made many visits and stops in Maryland over the course of his presidency and broader political career, but perhaps none are as photographically iconic as his trip to the Maryland countryside in October of 1862.

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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.

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