Archaeology

Montgomery County HPC calls for committee to craft comprehensive approach to safeguarding burial grounds

Excerpt from Bethesda Magazine: A bill directing the Montgomery County Planning Department to maintain an inventory of burial sites in the county likely would require the agency to hire a full-time archaeologist. Creating the inventory could cost $260,000 at first, and the county would need to spend about $118,300 per year on a staff member [...]

By | 2017-10-27T10:05:21+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Archaeology, Montgomery County, Survey & Documentation|Comments Off on Montgomery County HPC calls for committee to craft comprehensive approach to safeguarding burial grounds

Maryland’s Historic Districts – Fall 2017

Read the complete Fall Issue. Excerpts from this edition: Gaithersburg Study Finds Local Districts Pay Chris Berger, Planner and Staff Liaison to Gaithersburg HPC, City of GaithersburgProperty rights advocates throughout the nation are attacking the validity of local historic districts. They claim that local designation adds an extra layer of government regulation that negatively affects [...]

By | 2017-10-17T10:46:50+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Annual Meeting, Archaeology, Gaithersburg, Good News, Historical Material Maintenance, Newsletter, Prince George's County, Tax Credits, Training|Comments Off on Maryland’s Historic Districts – Fall 2017

In the news: Calvert Countiy HPC Receives Grant for Piscataway Historic Sites

Excerpt from Southern Maryland Online: St. Mary’s College of Maryland in partnership with the Calvert County Historic Preservation Commission recently received funding from the National Park Service’s Underrepresented Communities Grant. The College and CCHPC will work with the Piscataway Conoy Tribe to document seven historically significant Piscataway Indian landscapes in Calvert, Charles, Prince George’s, and [...]

By | 2017-01-26T17:16:34+00:00 February 9th, 2016|Archaeology, Calvert County, Good News, Grants, Survey & Documentation|Comments Off on In the news: Calvert Countiy HPC Receives Grant for Piscataway Historic Sites