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A VISTA Goes to IPTW

A VISTA Goes to IPTW

Hello everyone! My name is Jordan Riggs, and for the last 10 months, I have been a part of Preservation Maryland’s program The Campaign for Historic Trades as an AmeriCorp VISTA. While I have had many different projects since I joined the team, I wanted to take this...

Cemetery Workshop Series Continues, with Support of Local Volunteers

Cemetery Workshop Series Continues, with Support of Local Volunteers

Preservation Maryland’s 2022 Cemetery Preservation Workshops have begun! This series of workshops, which is generously funded through a grant from Rural Maryland Council and support from Preservation Maryland’s 2021 Save a Grave Campaign, introduces workshop...

The Campaign Welcomes Its Newest Team Member

The Campaign Welcomes Its Newest Team Member

The Campaign welcomes its newest Team Member, Zola Barnes! Zola joins The Campaign as its Cemetery Preservation Workshop Coordinator--a brand new position funded by a grant from the Rural Maryland Council. Zola will engage with communities throughout the state of...

Two Foundations Support The Campaign’s Mission

Two Foundations Support The Campaign’s Mission

The Campaign for Historic Trades is excited to announce a partnership with the Centro de Conservación y Restauración de Puerto Rico [CENCOR - Center for Conservation and Restoration of Puerto Rico]. The project is in part funded by the Historic Preservation Education...

Connecting with High Schools

Connecting with High Schools

On April 13, The Campaign for Historic Trades assisted the National Park Service’s Historic Preservation Training Center (HPTC) for career day with Frederick High School's Linking Youth to New Experiences (LYNX) program. LYNX promotes different pathways for students...

Monitoring the Impacts of Sea Level Rise

Monitoring the Impacts of Sea Level Rise

Earth Day was first celebrated on this day in 1970 when 20 million people attended events at sites across the United States. Originally designed to fight for environmental causes, today’s Earth Day mission is to diversify, educate and activate the environmental...

Celebrating the International Day for Monuments and Sites

Celebrating the International Day for Monuments and Sites

Today is the International Day for Monuments and Sites, also known as World Heritage Day. Created as a way to celebrate diversity and cultural heritage around the world, Preservation Maryland and The Campaign for Historic Trades are celebrating the value of history in...

Coming Soon: Cemetery Preservation Workshops

Coming Soon: Cemetery Preservation Workshops

Starting this spring, Preservation Maryland is hosting cemetery workshops across the state, where participants learn the basic preservation techniques of caring for a cemetery. These tasks may include cleaning the site, maintaining landscaping, and cleaning markers....

Announcing New Merch!

Announcing New Merch!

We’re excited to announce The Campaign for Historic Trades is rolling out new merchandise!   Do you love Preservation Briefs? So do we! So much that we manifested them into actual briefs. Soft and...

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