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…

Canal Place Preservation & Development Authority is pleased to announce its line-up for the BB&T summer movie series. Enjoy a FREE outdoor movie with your friends and family on the crescent lawn at Canal Place on select Saturday evenings this summer. Movies Under The Stars at Canal Place is FREE and open to all ages.…