Through a grant from the Rural Maryland Council, Preservation Maryland seeks an intern to support an organization-wide initiative to provide focused outreach and preservation resources to Maryland’s many rural counties.
Wreaths Across America started in 1992 when a group of volunteers had a surplus of wreaths after adorning the graves of fallen soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery. The movement is now supported by a national non-profit organization that helps organize wreath laying ceremonies at over 1000 cemeteries including many in Maryland.
The Society for the Preservation of Old Mills (SPOOM) has identified over 500 mills throughout Maryland — only a fraction of which are still standing. This exercise illustrates the need to preserve Maryland’s industrial heritage like Preservation Maryland is helping to do along the Jones Falls in Baltimore City.
Preservation Maryland supporters Diane and Jeff Caslow return with their latest travelogue from Frederick County as they visit all of Maryland’s twenty-four counties in twenty-four months. These preservationists know how to find hidden stops and eat well on their historic road trips!