This April, Preservation Maryland hosted an Open House at our archive held at the Hornbake Library at the University of Maryland. The event was curated by Jen Wachtel, a UMD graduate student, who has been working with the collection over the semester. Read on to find out more about what Jen found in the collection:
Earlier this month, Preservation Maryland and the Patapsco Valley Heritage Greenway led a preservation-in-progress tour through Ellicott City. We will be offering similar tours and volunteer days in the future, so make sure you are subcribed to our newsletter.
Last weekend, on October 1st, Preservation Maryland members and supporters were treated to a behind-the-scenes tour at the Conowingo Dam, a hydroelectricdam in the lower Susquehanna River situated between Cecil and Howard counties.
During the time of development of the planned community of Columbia, Maryland, there was always a community organization envisioned; it was originally named the Columbia Park and Recreation Association, and now, the Columbia Association. The Association has done the important work of managing the community amenities and services, and has a major component, recording and celebrating it’s history.