In the first of many free webinars to replace our annual Old Line State Summit, Preservation Maryland hosted over 100 registrants to learn about the work of the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture for a one-hour webinar titled, “Historic Preservation/Self Preservation.”
Earlier this summer, the State of Maryland designated four new Sustainable Communities. This revitalization program provides local governments with a toolbox of state resources to support everything from bricks-and-mortar projects to tourism and now includes 121 designated communities across the state.
Late in 2019, the Historic American Engineering Record celebrated the release of new rehabilitation guidelines for covered bridges at a reception at the Historic Preservation Training Center in Frederick, Maryland.
During today’s global pandemic, many of us are looking to history, including the Flu of 1918 for context and guidance. One hundred years from now, historians may be looking to understand the impact of COVID-19 on life in Maryland. Here’s how to support future historians and share your own stories through a personal archive: