The Campaign for Historic Trades

is a dynamic workforce development initiative to expand and strengthen careers in the high–demand field of historic trades.

Labor Study

The Campaign for Historic Trades releases a first-of-its-kind labor study on the status of historic trades in America. Analysis shows the need for a larger and better-trained historic trades workforce; 100,000 workers needed within the next decade.

Cemetery Preservation Workshops

Join us for workshops across the state of Maryland to learn the basic preservation techniques of caring for a cemetery.

How Can We Help?

Whether you know you want to start your career in the historic trades, or you’re looking for ways to find out, we can help. Here, you can:

Tradesperson sawing lumber at a training

The time between starting a career and becoming a professional is crucial. This period, often underserved, can provide important development and networking vital to your professional success. We can help you to:

Two men in hats bend metal.

The new generation of tradespeople requires the expertise of and investment from today’s craftworkers. See how you can give back and contribute to the profession:

Two people sitting by a log cabin in the forest.

Training programs are investment and resource intensive. The Campaign is conglomerating information to make it easier to start a program or expand existing ones. Here, you can:

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Latest Updates

Historic Trades Career Opportunities for Veterans 

Historic Trades Career Opportunities for Veterans 

This Veterans Day, The Campaign for Historic Trades would like to honor and thank the women and men who have served to protect our country. As The Campaign works to grow and strengthen careers in historic trades, we’re highlighting opportunities for veterans up to age...

Solving the Workforce Development Puzzle 

Solving the Workforce Development Puzzle 

Join us on Thursday, October 27, 2022 as we attend the Symposium: Solving the Workforce Development Puzzle, hosted by the Maryland Center for Construction Education and Innovation (MCCEI) and the University of Maryland’s Project Management Center for Excellence. ...

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