Maryland Traditions Apprenticeship Grants

Application deadline is January 20, 2010!

The Maryland Traditions Apprenticeship Awards Program welcomes applications for apprenticeships in all forms of Maryland’s traditional expressive culture. The master artist and apprentice must both be residents of Maryland. Continue reading

Intention-to-Apply forms now being accepted for MHT Non-Capital and Museum Advancement Program Grants

MHT is now accepting Intention to Apply submissions for Non-Capital and Museum Advancement Program Grants. MHT does not anticipate having Capital Grant funds available in the next fiscal year and therefore is not accepting applications for Capital Grants at this time.

The Intention to Apply forms are due to MHT on or before January 8, 2010. Continue reading

Historic Bridge – Free to a Good Home!

The Maryland State Highway Administration is planning to replace Bridge No. 7055 on MD 545 over Little Elk Creek north of Elkton, Cecil County. The bridge is available to any city or county government, historic preservation organization, bicycle/trail group, other non- profit organization, corporation or individual for reuse at a new location. Continue reading

Maryland History Day 2010

The Maryland Historical Trust is again partnering with Maryland History Day by sponsoring the annual Special Prize in Historic Preservation at the state History Day competition on April 24, 2010 at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

The Maryland Historical Trust prize is awarded to student projects that successfully recognize and encourage the protection, use and appreciation of Maryland’s diverse history. Continue reading

Four new historical markers have been installed this fall along Maryland’s roadways

The Maryland Historical Trust, State Highway Administration, and local partners recently installed four new roadside historical markers along Maryland’s roadways, bringing the total number of markers to 816!  The new markers celebrate a wide range of stories and places, ranging from the slave trade in Baltimore City to the establishment of the Town of Princess Anne in Somerset County. Continue reading