After an extensive search and recruitment effort, Preservation Maryland is pleased to announce the hire of Jermaine Peterson as the organization’s first Workforce Development Manager of the recently launched Campaign for Historic Trades.
Saving the historic fabric of America’s National Parks is a massive job – and it requires a wide range of skills. Teaching those skills and passing down the historic trades within the National Park Service is the responsibility of the National Historic Preservation Training Center. Today’s guest on PreserveCast is Moss Rudley, Superintendant of the Training Center to discuss the unique Center and their effort to train America’s next generation of historic tradespeople.
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.