Preservation Maryland unveiled new South Mountain branding at an event hosted today at Shafer Farm in Burkittsville, Md., on the 160th anniversary of the battle.
The brand and logo will unite all future signage on the sprawling, many thousand-acre landscape, to knit together this story and educate and bring more visitors to key points on the battlefield.Continue Reading
Preservation Maryland is recruiting for a 3-month paid internship that will be based at the South Mountain State Battlefield in Frederick/Washington County, Maryland. This unique internship will focus on researching and interpreting underrepresented and untold stories of the battlefield, with a focus on the experiences and lives of African American women and children. Interns will work closely with the site historian and will be managed by staff of the Maryland Park Service.Continue Reading
On this week’s PreserveCast, we’re taking a departure from our normal programming to bring you a tale of old – a tale told here in the foothills, scarps and hillocks of the Appalachians.
In these blue hills of Maryland, as the chill of autumn arrives and we approach All Hallows Eve, we’re talking wizards, spells and sorcery.
Preservation Maryland is seeking Proposals from a consulting firm with demonstrated expertise in the development of graphic design, branding, design guidelines and branding implementation plans for large landscapes, preferably with experience in historic and battlefield sites.Continue Reading
The Public Consensus Building Plan for the South Mountain Battlefield is the first in-depth study of the preservation status of the critical battlefield in a generation.Continue Reading
In late December 2018, it was revealed that Maryland Governor Larry Hogan had been quietly negotiating with former Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke on a proposed land swap that would have given Oxon Cove National Park in Prince George’s County to the state in return for 2,500-acres at South Mountain State Battlefield that would be transferred to the federal government.Continue Reading
With the support of the American Battlefield Protection Program, the Frederick County Tourism Council, Frederick County Community Foundation, Rural Maryland Council and the Delaplaine Foundation, Preservation Maryland has released a new survey to help guide the future of South Mountain Battlefield.Continue Reading
Thanks to a grant from the National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program as well as the generous support of the Delaplaine Foundation and the Tourism Council of Frederick County, Preservation Maryland is preparing to convene a consensus-driven planning effort to guide future preservation efforts and to develop community support for South Mountain Battlefield.Continue Reading