The Canal Place Preservation & Development Authority will not meet during December 2016. Their next regularly scheduled meeting will be on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 1:30 PM in the third floor conference room of the Western Maryland Railway Station at 13 Canal Street, Cumberland, MD 21502.

Nearly $2.7 million awarded by the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority CROWNSVILLE, MD (July 12, 2016) – The Hogan administration announced that 52 matching grants totaling $2,699,532 were awarded to Maryland non-profits, local jurisdictions and other heritage tourism organizations including museums, and historic preservation, natural resources, cultural, and educational organizations through the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority…

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) today introduced the Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area Act of 2016. This bipartisan legislation will provide a cooperative management framework to Maryland and West Virginia, eighteen counties within those states, all levels of government and the…

We regret to announce that the Red, White & Bluegrass event with Grand Ole’ Ditch scheduled for Monday, July 4 at 8 PM at Canal Place has been cancelled. The forecast of rain during set up time and severe weather at show time requires us to make a decision that ensures the safety of all…

Event Info: June 23rd 6:00pm Annapolis City Hall, Council Chambers 160 Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis FREE! This event, sponsored by Mayor Michael Pantelides, is a free public lecture given by Thompson M. Mayes, Vice President and Senior Counsel for the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Why do old places matter? Do old places make…