Celebration of the “Best of Maryland” Preservation Awards

Released on: April 18, 2015, 5:36 pm (EDT)
Industry: Non Profit

Baltimore, MD, April 18, 2015 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Since 1985, Preservation Maryland has presented awards to individuals and organizations for their contribution to preserving our State’s rich, authentic, and diverse heritage. Now in its 30th year, Preservation Maryland will honor 13 awardees for excellent projects in historic preservation, architecture, community engagement, and education from across the State. This year’s awardees include:

President’s Award: J. Rodney Little Maryland’s State Historic Preservation Officer for the last four decades

Tyler Gearhart Award for Professional Excellence: Al Luckenbach Anne Arundel County’s first archaeologist, serving 26 years

Phoenix Award: KANN Partners Expert architects in design, preservation and sustainability

Stewardship Award: Maryland Department of General Services, and Maryland Historical Trust Restoration of the Old Senate Chamber to the exact moment of Gen. Washington’s resignation

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission; Montpelier Mansion Careful implementation of a moisture remediation plan, an unsung but essential project

Volunteer Organization Award: Save Historic Antietam Foundation Celebrating their 30th anniversary of protecting priceless Civil War heritage at Antietam

Community Choice Awards: Accokeek Foundation, Friends of Greenbelt Theatre, Maryland Theatre, and Nanticoke Historic Preservation Alliance

What: “Heart and Soul of Preservation” Awards Celebration
When: May 21, 2015, 6-9PM Where: Dye House at Mount Washington Mill, 1340 Smith Ave, Baltimore, MD 21209
More Information: bestofmaryland.org
Hashtag: #preservemd and #bestofmaryland


Since 1931, Preservation Maryland has worked to protect the places, stories and communities in Maryland that matter. As a non-profit organization, it works with partners across the state to accomplish this important mission and protect the Best of Maryland.
Contact-Details: Preservation Maryland, Nicholas Redding, 410-685-2886 x306, nredding@presmd.org

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