Preservation Maryland and the State Highway Administration have entered into a partnership to document historic cemeteries across the state using a new mobile app. Attendees to the Old Line State Summit, on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in Frederick, will have the opportunity to learn more about the project and see the app in-action.
Working with the Maryland Department of Transportation and the State Highway Administration, Preservation Maryland has embarked on an ambitious project to document 100 cemeteries and burial sites across the state.
Preservation Maryland commends Representatives Alma S. Adams (NC-12) and A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) for introducing the African American Burial Grounds Network Act and urges swift passage of the bill to chronicle and preserve African American burial grounds for future generations.
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: