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Old Line State Summit

July 24, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

$35 | Register
Preservation Maryland Presents the Old Line State Summit

Preservation Maryland will convene Maryland’s statewide historic preservation and smart growth conference, the Old Line State Summit, in Frederick on Wednesday, July 24, 2019.

This full-day event is for anyone who is committed to protecting the places that make Maryland special and those who want to know more about how to use new tools, grow effective collaborations, and hone their preservation skills. Attendees and speakers for this one-day conference range from planners, architects, Main Street professionals, museum volunteers and staff, students, businesses, and more.


Topics will include placemaking, smart growth advocacy, augmented and virtual reality technologies at historic sites, real estate development, cemetery and architectural documentation, Latinx history and outreach, climate change, and a tour of Frederick’s architecture.


Jim Lindberg, Vice President of Research and Policy for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, will discuss the ways the goals of preservation are interconnected with those of advocates for issues like the environment, community health, and equitable development. Research across these various fields demonstrates the need to build new rules and unwind entrenched thinking on building communities. The aim to create places that are greener, healthier, and more equitable applies to urban and rural communities alike.


Students: $35
Preservation Maryland Members: $60
Rural Maryland Residents: $60
General: $75

Thanks to the generous support of the Rural Maryland Council residents of Maryland’s eighteen rural counties receive discounted registration. Eligible counties: Allegany, Calvert, Caroline, Carroll, Cecil, Charles, Dorchester, Frederick, Garrett, Harford, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, St. Mary’s, Talbot, Washington, Wicomico and Worcester.


Middendorf Foundation
Rural Maryland Council
Smart Growth Maryland
Visit Frederick

Learn more about exciting sponsorship opportunities by contacting Director of Development, Doug Harbit at 410-685-2886, x307 or


July 24, 2019
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Delaplaine Arts Center
40 S. Carroll Street
Baltimore, MD 21701 United States
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