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Did you know? The primary species of Christmas Trees grown in Maryland are Scotch Pine, White Pine, Blue Spruce, Douglas Fir, and Fraser Fir according to the Maryland Christmas Tree Association. Preservation Maryland works to protect the state’s cultural landscapes and supports it’s regional legacy businesses, so this holiday season we feature three of Maryland’s oldest Christmas tree farms:

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Preservation Maryland is pleased to partner with the leaders and citizens of the City of Brunswick to help support the preservation of their railroad heritage and specifically to relocate and interpret the historic WB Tower.

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156 years ago, President Abraham Lincoln boarded a train in Washington, D.C. bound for the autumn farm fields of Pennsylvania. A century and a half later, Lincoln’s charge and the great task he laid out in his Gettysburg Address continues to inspire and call Americans to action.

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Reports of the Snallygaster, a strange beast prowling the woods of Frederick County, have been made since the 1730s, making it one of Maryland’s oldest legends.

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