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On July 6th chicken lovers across the country recognize National Fried Chicken Day. In Maryland, Maryland Chicken or Chicken a la Maryland is one of the most famous historic dishes from the Old Line State. Essential to any summer picnic, we present the history of Maryland Fried Chicken.

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By Nicholas A. Redding

This Day in History: The Battle of Gettysburg

In late June of 1863, nearly 150,000 soldiers moved through the narrow and dusty roads of Maryland towards the devastating clash at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, just a few miles north of the Mason-Dixon line.

While the battle unfolded on the fields surrounding Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, much of the campaign that led to the dramatic battle played out in Maryland – with both US and Confederate forces moving across the state and covering their movements as they attempted to outflank and corner their adversary.

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Preservation Maryland is pleased to announce the hire of Maria Mougridis as Preservation Initiatives Manager. Maria will oversee the Heritage Fund Grant Program, the selection of the Harrison Goodall Fellowships in partnership with the National Park Service, and the coordination and logistics for virtual and in-person educational gatherings.

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By Preservation Maryland

Spring 2022 Heritage Fund Recipients Announced

The Heritage Fund, a cooperative effort of Preservation Maryland and the Maryland Historical Trust, provides direct assistance for the protection of historical and cultural resources and promotes innovative demonstration projects that can be successfully replicated to meet Maryland’s historic preservation needs.

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