In light of ongoing debate over the development of several historic cemeteries across the state, including the Christopher Cemetery in Baltimore, Maryland, Preservation Maryland Executive Director Nicholas Redding issued the following statement:
The intact cultural landscape of the Mt. Hope Baptist Church and Cemetery in Charles County was the focus of a recent feature about forgotten cemeteries by WUSA Channel 9. Reporter John Henry brought to a large audience the area’s important African American history and recent efforts to record, understand, and preserve it’s place in Maryland history.
Through a Six-to-Fix partnership, Preservation Maryland is pleased to offer video recordings of the annual conference of the Coalition to Protect Maryland Burial Sites that was was held on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Shepard-Pratt Conference Center in Baltimore County.
This year’s Session of the Maryland General Assembly is more than a half way concluded. With less than a month remaining, Preservation Maryland and our partners have been hard at work to get several key pieces of preservation policy passed into law.