In the first Old Line State Summit since the launch of Smart Growth Maryland as a major program of Preservation Maryland, our one-day conference focused on the collaboration, advocacy, and technology needed to make preservation and conservation a reality in more and more of Maryland’s communities.
During the Old Line State Summit on Friday, June 15, 2018, conference attendees will have an opportunity to explore a gem of historic Maryland — the National Historic Landmark District of the City of Greenbelt in Prince George’s County, Maryland.
Johns Hopkins, Executive Director of Baltimore Heritage, 2014. Photo by Baltimore Heritage.
Baltimore Heritage Video Series Shares Charm City History 5-Minutes at a Time
05/02/2020 By Preservation Maryland
Learn Baltimore City history is as little as 5 minutes a day!
Baltimore Heritage, Inc., Baltimore’s small and mighty historic preservation organization, has been releasing new videos about Charm City history for the past couple of weeks and have just surpassed two dozen videos. Each five-minute video is narrated by their long-time Executive Director, Johns Hopkins, with a help from his in-house videographer, 15-year-old, and edited by their Director of Preservation & Communications, Molly Ricks.
So far, the Baltimore landmarks highlighted and heros illuminated in the series are from a variety of eras and topics, like Civil Rights history, mercantile history, immigration history, religious history, and a whole lot more, including:
Baltimore Heritage is known for its outreach efforts including Local Preservation 101, Explore Baltimore Heritage online maps and mobile app, and plentiful in-person tours. With their tours paused at least through May, the organization’s past and current work to provide public history in a multitude of accessible formats has come in handy. From their website, “Although we sorely wish we could be out and about with you in person, please stay safe and check us out online each day as we try to bring a new historic site to you.”