Earlier this month, Preservation Maryland hosted over 200 revelers to our annual Best of Maryland Awards celebration held on the grounds of the vintage Glen Echo Amusement Park. Preservation Maryland and Smart Growth Maryland would like to congratulate all of the deserving awardees and thank everyone who helped make the evening a true celebration of preservation in Maryland.
The Catoctin Furnace Historic Building Trades Program in Western Maryland embodies the mythology of the phoenix as the symbol of rebirth and new life for both the historic buildings and the young people who take part in their preservation. Preservation Maryland is pleased to recognize the Catoctin Furnace Historical Society and Silver Oak Academy with The Phoenix Award at our annual Best of Maryland Awards this May.
Delegate Steve Lafferty of Baltimore County is a long-time advocate for investment in Maryland’s cities and towns and protection of the environment. He will be recognized with the Legislative Champion Award by Preservation Maryland at the 2019 Best of Maryland annual awards.