The 2014 application by the State of Maryland to recognize and protect Mallows Bay has been approved by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration early this month. The designation will help protect the natural and cultural resources of the 18-square mile area in Charles County, Maryland.
For the second year since funding was restored as a result of advocacy efforts led by Preservation Maryland, $600,000 in new preservation grants were distributed recently by the Maryland Historical Trust to deserving projects around the state.
Preservation Maryland has made uncovering LGBTQ history in Maryland a priority project through our Six-to-Fix program. Today, the 50th Anniversary of the riots at the Stonewall Inn in New York City that marks a major turning point in the fight for LGBTQ equality, Preservation Maryland is proud to share what we have found about Maryland’s LGBTQ history.