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Preservation Maryland is thankful to be part of a wonderful community committed to protecting and promoting our shared heritage – not least of which is our culinary traditions. Enjoy our tastiest post of the year as we share an array of classic Maryland Thanksgiving recipes, including recipes from A Taste of History with Joyce White, Old Line Plate, and others.

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Jericho Bridge, National Register Nomination, 1995.

10/31/2022
By Preservation Maryland

Haunted Historic Sites in Maryland

Double double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble. It’s Halloween and of course we’re exploring some of Maryland’s spookiest (haunted?) historic sites. Ghostly footsteps and a young girl carrying a basket of flowers…burn your sage, hide under the covers, and read on to hear some of Maryland’s favorite ghost stories.

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With thirteen counties down on Diane and Jeff Caslow’s twenty-three counties and Baltimore City day trip explorations, the couple is sharing their day trip to Montgomery County. Established as a county in 1776, Montgomery County was once covered in a vast swath of forest crossed by the creeks and small streams that feed the Potomac and Patuxent rivers. A few small villages of the Piscataway, members of the Algonquian people, were scattered across the southern portions of the county. North of the Great Falls of the Potomac, there were few permanent settlements. Fast forward a few hundred years and Montgomery County is now the most populous county in the state with over a million residents. However, it has both an urban, dense feel in the southern part of the county and a rural aspect in the northwestern part of the county.  It also has some pretty amazing nature preservation to explore.  Off they go again…..
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Before summer officially comes to a close next week, there is still time to make the trek across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge to the Eastern Shore. Walking the Ocean City boardwalk (constructed in 1900) and digging your toes in the sand are pleasant experiences no matter the time of year. But our beautiful beaches aren’t the only reason to head east. Take your time and explore Maryland’s history and culture through these four Eastern Shore destinations.

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