On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, Preservation Maryland hosted a live telephone town hall that reached thousands of listeners to discuss the latest threats to the federal Historic Tax Credit and how we can all be advocates for this essential program. If you missed the call, you can listen and share the recording online now.
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.
Sold Out: Kayak through Antietam History
02/03/2017 By Elly Colmers Cowan
This tour is sold out! Please enter your name of the wait list here. Here’s an an opportunity to understand the Battle of Antietam in a new way – from a kayak right down in Antietam Creek. On September 17, the anniversary of the Battle, Preservation Maryland invites you to kayak through Antietam history with fellow history buffs.
Preservation Maryland will pair the fun of kayaking the beginner whitewater stretch of the Creek with a pre-tour lecture on the historic and preservation context of the Battlefield.
“Picnic party at Antietam Bridge,” 1862, by Alexander Gardner. Courtesy of the Library of Congress.
We’ll meet at the Newcomer House. The kayaking tour lasts roughly 4 to 4.5 hours. The ticket price of $115-$125 includes kayak rentals and equipment, kayak guide, brunch, lecture, parking, and gratuity. If you have any dietary restrictions or other questions, please contact Director of Engagement Elly Cowan. Sign up now to get a spot!
KAYAK ANTIETAM CREEK
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2017
11AM – 4PM, Keedysville, MD