February News Round-up

Below is a round-up of news articles on preservation and heritage issues in Maryland and beyond.

Anne Arundel County
Md. Historical Trust conducting online survey for new historic preservation plan The Republic 2-15-13
Historic Annapolis mansion considers eco-friendly upgrades Baltimore Sun 2-21-13

Baltimore City
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Baltimore house up for sale Baltimore Sun 2-1-13
With planned restoration, Hebrew Orphan Asylum to get new life Baltimore Sun 2-3-13
Senator Theatre restoration moving along Baltimore Sun 2-8-13
Planning Commission approves Rotunda redevelopment design Baltimore Sun 2-8-13
Book on War of 1812 in Chesapeake wins Maryland Preservation Award Star Democrat 2-18-13
Back Story: City’s historic black cemetery was moved to Carroll Baltimore Sun 2-21-13
Obituary for William D. Waxter III, securities analyst Baltimore Sun 2-22-13
Remington is making a comeback Baltimore Sun 2-22-13

Baltimore County
Historic reconstruction is hard on the ears Baltimore Sun 2-14-13
Historical Society opening private historic homes to the public The Aegis 2-7-13
Historic Perry Hall Mansion Addresses Neighborhood Concerns Perry Hall Patch 2-7-13

Carroll County
Sykesville construction company honored for preservation effort Baltimore Sun 2-12-13Baltimore Sun 2-12-13Explore Carroll 2-12-13

Cecil County
Aged grist mill awaits scarce federal funds Baltimore Sun 2-8-13
Greenway organization secures grant to aid Rodgers Tavern restoration in Perryville Baltimore Sun 2-22-13

Dorchester County
Citizens’ ideas sought for changes to historic preservation guidelines My Eastern Shore MD 2-21-13

Frederick County
Frederick County Would Lose $3-Million From Sequester 930 WFMD 2-26-13

Harford County
Restored, restful Victorian beauty in Havre de Grace Baltimore Sun 2-3-13
Havre de Grace officials plan to acquire waterfront property north of lighthouse Baltimore Sun 2-11-13
Former HCC president funds purchase of painting for Hays-Heighe House Baltimore Sun 2-18-13
Havre de Grace has ambitious, $2.6 million plan to renovate old opera house Baltimore Sun 2-21-13

Howard County
Meeting focuses on reasons for Ellicott City’s appeal [Mostly Main Street] Baltimore Sun 2-27-13

Kent County
Kent property added to preservation program My Eastern Shore MD 2-11-13

Washington County
A romantic getaway that’s one for the books Washington Post 2-3-13

Maryland Congressional Lawmakers Push for Park to Honor Harriet Tubman  Afro.com 2-13-13
Learn from a Chesapeake Bay waterman Baltimore Sun 2-19-13
Descendant of My Lady’s Manor makes signs marking historical tract Baltimore Sun 2-26-13

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