Harford County Historic Preservation Commission Announces 2017 Award Winners

From Harford County government: The Harford County Historic Preservation Commission announced its 22nd annual award winners during a May 18 ceremony at the historic Liriodendron Mansion in Bel Air. These awards, which are presented each May in honor of National Historic Preservation Month, recognize individuals and organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to stewardship of […]

Nominations Sought for 2017 Historic Preservation Awards; Deadline Extended to Jan. 20

From Harford County government: Nominations are now open for the 2017 Historic Preservation Awards recognizing outstanding achievements in historic preservation within Harford County. Awards to individuals and organizations will be presented in May by the Harford County Historic Preservation Commission and the county Department of Planning & Zoning in honor of National Historic Preservation Month. […]

Hosanna School Museum Acquires McComas Institute, Mount Zion United Methodist Church, Receives Preservation Grants

From the Hosanna School Museum: Hosanna School Museum in Darlington, the first of three Freedmen’s Bureau schoolhouses in Harford County that celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2017, has acquired the historic McComas Institute and Mount Zion United Methodist Church in Joppa. In addition, Hosanna School Museum received a $100,000 grant from the Maryland Historical Trust […]

Harford County Rededicates Historic Joesting-Gorsuch House Saved from Demolition

Harford County’s historic Joesting-Gorsuch House was rededicated on Friday in Street, eleven miles from where the blue house escaped demolition and once stood for more than two centuries. The November 18 rededication was hosted by County Executive Barry Glassman and included descendants of the home’s original owners. With its main structure dating to the mid-to-late […]

Nominations Sought for 2017 Harford County Historic Preservation Awards

From Harford County government: Nominations are now open for the 2017 Historic Preservation Awards recognizing outstanding achievements in historic preservation within Harford County. Awards to individuals and organizations will be presented in May by the Harford County Historic Preservation Commission and the county Department of Planning & Zoning in honor of National Historic Preservation Month. […]

Nominations Sought for 2015 Harford County Historic Preservation Awards

From Harford County government: The Harford County Department of Planning and Zoning in conjunction with the Harford County Historic Preservation Commission is seeking nominations for the 2015 Historic Preservation Awards. As part of this year’s annual celebration, the Commission will present preservation awards to individuals and organizations whose contributions demonstrate outstanding achievements in historic preservation […]

Eden Mill’s Historic Grist Mill Temporarily Closes

From Harford County government: The Harford County Department of Parks and Recreation will make exterior renovations to the Eden Mill Park’s Historic Grist Mill. Due to these renovations, the mill portion of the site will be closed to tours starting July 21, 2014, for approximately four months. The Nature Center, as well as, all other […]