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The Campaign visits the National Association of Women in Construction summer camp for young women

The Campaign for Historic Trades and partner National Park Service’s Historic Preservation Training Center staff spent a day teaching historic trades skills to young women at the National Association of Women in Construction ‘s Camp NAWIC Baltimore, a free, week-long day camp for 7th to 12th grade girls to introduce them to a potential career in the construction industry.

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The Revitalization Support Center Joins the Nonprofit’s Historic Property Redevelopment Program to Help Preserve Historic Properties in Maryland

Preservation Maryland is pleased to announce the launch of a new service line, The Revitalization Support Center, which will aid with complex tax credit applications, National Register of Historic Places nominations, and project management support for non-profit and for-profit organizations on historic property revitalization projects.

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By Dana Cohen

Maryland’s Oldest Sleep Away Camps

Since its inception, summer camp has been an escape for kids in the United States, beginning in the 1870s and 1880s when the first sleep away summer camps were formed. Much like today, sleep away camp was an escape from modern (industrialized) society and a chance for children to experience nature and life outdoors. The first documented sleep away camp was said to be founded in 1861 in Connecticut, but Maryland is also home to sleep away camps that have been serving families for close to a century – or more. 

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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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