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Individual efforts, often led by small organizations and volunteers are one of the most common ways that historic cemeteries are maintained and preserved. Yet, there are still hidden and undocumented burial grounds – creating a challenge at the regional and statewide planning level. Preservation Maryland convened a webinar on October 15, 2020 to discuss the recent successes of creating a statewide approach to documenting and inventorying Maryland’s burial sites.

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Each year, the Coalition to Protect Maryland Burial Sites hosts a statewide conference to provide relevant resources and engaging new research to all those interested in the history and preservation of cemeteries in Maryland. Preservation Maryland is pleased to support the all-volunteer organization’s efforts by recording their conference sessions and helping share it with a wider audience – all in support of the Coalition’s mission.

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As part of the organization’s on-going work to protect Maryland’s historic cemeteries, Preservation Maryland will offer public cemetery documentation workshops this winter.

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Preservation Maryland actively supports the documentation and preservation of Maryland’s sacred burial sites and will co-host a free cemetery documentation training workshop in Anne Arundel County later this month.

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Preservation Maryland and the State Highway Administration have entered into a partnership to document historic cemeteries across the state using a new mobile app. Attendees to the Old Line State Summit, on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in Frederick, will have the opportunity to learn more about the project and see the app in-action.

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Working with the Maryland Department of Transportation and the State Highway Administration, Preservation Maryland has embarked on an ambitious project to document 100 cemeteries and burial sites across the state.

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The intact cultural landscape of the Mt. Hope Baptist Church and Cemetery in Charles County was the focus of a recent feature about forgotten cemeteries by WUSA Channel 9. Reporter John Henry brought to a large audience the area’s important African American history and recent efforts to record, understand, and preserve it’s place in Maryland history.

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Through a Six-to-Fix partnership, Preservation Maryland is pleased to offer video recordings of the annual conference of the Coalition to Protect Maryland Burial Sites that was was held on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Shepard-Pratt Conference Center in Baltimore County.

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On the heels of new Montgomery County legislation that supports the inventory and protection of the County’s burial sites, Montgomery Preservation, Inc, will kick-off a volunteer-led effort to update existing records across the County.

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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.

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