Our largest event of the year, Phoenix Rising, was back at Bengies Drive-In Theatre this year as we featured our 90th anniversary celebration, the Best of Maryland Awards, a video update on Preservation Maryland’s programs and projects, and a screening of Back to the Future under the stars!
PreserveCast, hosted by Preservation Maryland’s President & CEO Nicholas Redding, is the #1 historic preservation podcast in the world. Each episode makes the case for the value, relevance, and importance of history in our everyday lives. Our long-running weekly interview-style podcast has an international reach and is downloaded thousands of times a month.
This month Preservation Maryland celebrates 90 years of historic preservation work. Although our core mission remains the same as when we started in 1931 – preserving Maryland’s unique and irreplaceable heritage – our work has adapted, our strategies have diversified, and our approach has modernized, allowing us to continue to solidify a future for those who seek to ensure the protection of our past
In 1776, American independence was anything but certain. Maryland troops under General Washington fought a pitched battle that may have saved the entire army and earned the state its nickname; The Old Line State. On August 27, 1776, the British Army, under the command of General William Howe launched the first major assault since the Americans had declared their independence on July 4, 1776.