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Preservation News Across Maryland

Preservation Maryland has its finger on the pulse of news affecting the preservation community. Read below for recent news from across the state about historic preservation programming, funding, and advocacy.

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Harrison Goodall Grant Recipient Shares Experience

The Harrison Goodall Grant for Innovative Historic Preservation application period is now open! Hear from Benjamin Curran, a 2021 grant recipient (and now The Campaign for Historic Trades‘ Curriculum Developer!), as he shares his experience with the simple application process and how the grant has helped propel preservation innovation.

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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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Tagged In: Battlefields, History,

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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