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Historic Preservation

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Preserving Industrial History: Mills in the Heart of the Civil War

May 8, 2017

Preserving Industrial History: Mills in the Heart of the Civil WarMay is Preservation Month—a great time to explore the industrial legacy left behind on the landscape of the Heart of the Civil War. Read More

A New Way to Ride Through History: Infrastructure Improvements Now Underway Along the C&O Canal

May 9, 2016

A New Way to Ride Through History: Infrastructure Improvements Now Underway Along the C&O CanalChesapeake & Ohio Canal visitors can experience the historic transportation corridor by foot or bike—and soon, by boat—at the Cushwa Basin in Williamsport. Read More

New Organizations Form to Preserve Maryland’s Heritage

May 2, 2016

New Organizations Form to Preserve Maryland’s HeritageA look at three new organizations that have formed to preserve invaluable historic resources in Civil War Maryland. Read More

Brewer's Alley: Frederick's North Star?

February 4, 2016

Brewer's Alley: Frederick's North Star?Brewer's Alley isn't just Frederick County’s first brewpub. Read about the site's many incarnations and the famed abolitionist who spoke here in 1879. Read More

The Economic Benefits of Preserving Civil War Battlefields

January 6, 2016

The Economic Benefits of Preserving Civil War BattlefieldsFrances Kennedy, Director of the Civil War Battlefield Campaign at The Conservation Fund from 1988 to 2006, discusses the relationship between battlefield preservation and economic development. Read More

Inspiring the Next Generation of Battlefield Stewards: an Education Initiative in the Works

December 1, 2015

Inspiring the Next Generation of Battlefield Stewards: an Education Initiative in the WorksIntroducing a new K-12 initiative that seeks to increase student engagement at local battlefields and historic sites. Read More

Shopping on Main Street: An Authentic Holiday Experience

November 18, 2015

Shopping on Main Street: An Authentic Holiday ExperienceDiscover local traditions and jubilant celebrations on nine Main Streets in the Heart of the Civil War this holiday season Read More

Preserving an Architectural Landmark: An Update from the South Mountain Heritage Society

October 14, 2015

Preserving an Architectural Landmark: An Update from the South Mountain Heritage SocietyRead about the recent restoration of the historic Resurrection Reformed Church, which served as a field hospital following the September 1862 battles of South Mountain and Antietam. Read More

Stories of Slavery in Familiar Landscapes

September 15, 2015

A glimpse into the lives, landscapes, and resistance of enslaved Marylanders through runaway advertisements from the Study of the Legacy of Slavery in Maryland. Read More

Tolson’s Chapel: A Place of Perseverance and Triumph

September 1, 2015

Tolson’s Chapel: A Place of Perseverance and TriumphTolson's Chapel has served Sharpsburg's African American community since the Civil War as both a church and a school. Read More

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