Mission: Preservation maryland is the state's oldest historic preservation organization. Founded in 1931 as the society for the preservation of maryland antiquities, preservation maryland is dedicated to preserving maryland's historic buildings, neighborhoods, landscapes, and archaeological sites through outreach, funding, and advocacy.
Programs: Funding - supports preservation projects and organizations through loans and grants.
education and outreach - works with targeted organizations to assess specific needs and to help address them through technical assistance, workshops, publications, and grants. Also sponsors conferences, lectures, and tours.
advocacy - supports the cause of historic preservation broadly as a participant in annual efforts to ensure appropriate public funding for government preservation programs.
properties and collections - the society maintains historical buildings and artifacts to further educate the public about maryland history.
Preservation Maryland gets things done. Every few weeks, as a Board member, I receive an email update on all the incredible work Preservation Maryland is doing. The energy, passion and professionalism the experienced staff bring to the job is yielding impressive results each day, tangibly moving us forward in our mission to save places that matter in Maryland. You will find Preservation Maryland to be open, helpful, friendly and thoroughly modern, as they share their passion for cherishing our shared past. I am so proud to be associated with an organization that is constantly challenging itself to be better, and do more.