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.
With the winter holiday rush closing in, I wanted to give you a quick update on an exciting recent accomplishment, reflect on our goals, and ask you to support our Annual Fund for the work ahead of us.
Preservation Maryland convened dozens of volunteers at the historic Mt. Hope Baptist Church in Charles County this October for a volunteer workday addressing church history, cemetery conservation, archaeology, and historic preservation projects.
In advance of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, Preservation Maryland is raising funds to support the Maryland Women’s Suffrage History Project. Donations made on Giving Tuesday will help bring this big project to fruition.