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08/04/2022
By Preservation Maryland

Preservation Exchange with The Landmark Trust USA

Preservation Maryland recently sent Historic Property Redevelopment Manager Laura Houston to Vermont to spend a week with The Landmark Trust USA. Supported by grants from the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Peter H. Brink Leadership Fund and the Maine Community Foundation’s Keepers Preservation Education Fund, the purpose of the visit was to bring together two preservation organizations with shared emphasis on – and experience in – historic property redevelopment to exchange knowledge and ideas, expand reach and impact, and identify opportunities for potential partnership.

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Tagged In: Only in Maryland,

08/01/2022
By Preservation Maryland

Maryland Towns with Unusual Names: Fruitland

Next up in our series of towns with unusual names is Fruitland, Maryland. Located in Wicomico County, Fruitland is home to about 5,300 people. Visitors to the area can visit the Pemberton Historical Park, the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, or the Salisbury Zoo. Maryland’s Fruitland isn’t all that unusual, it seems, as there are 17 other towns in the United States that share the same name. 

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Tagged In: Smart Growth,

The American Farmland Trust has just released its “Farms Under Threat 2040: Choosing and Abundant Future” report, an ambitious modeling effort to project how climate change and development will affect agricultural land, which clearly  demonstrates the need for smart growth and good land-use planning that encourages infill and redevelopment.

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07/21/2022
By Preservation Maryland

Nominations Are Now Open: Best of Maryland Awards 2022

The Best of Maryland Award nomination period is now open for 2022. Nominations are due August 31, 2022.

Preservation Maryland’s Best of Maryland Awards shine a spotlight on the ceaseless work of Maryland’s volunteers, architects, artisans, legislators, and many more individuals who are doing the essential work of protecting the places that make Maryland such a special place to live, work, explore – and celebrate.

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