Calvert County

Calvert County Board of County Commissioners removes Locust Inn historic designation

Excerpt from the Calvert Recorder: The Board of County Commissioners ruled to remove the historic district designation from the Locust Inn on South Solomons Island Road. The inn, built in the early 1900s, received the designation in 1988 via a resolution made by a former board of commissioners. The 4-0-1 decision came after a joint [...]

By | 2017-08-01T10:23:13+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Calvert County, Landmarks & Designations, Legal Issues|Comments Off on Calvert County Board of County Commissioners removes Locust Inn historic designation

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

In the news: Calvert County wins top tourism award for Freedom Day

Calvert County press release: The Calvert County Department of Economic Development won tops honors for its Lower Marlboro Freedom Day event that commemorated 14 slaves who fled the county during the War of 1812. The 2014 event earned the “Best Small Event” award during Maryland’s 35th Annual Tourism and Travel Summit held Nov. 3 in [...]

By | 2016-12-16T11:47:34+00:00 November 11th, 2015|Calvert County, Community Outreach & Education, Good News|Comments Off on In the news: Calvert County wins top tourism award for Freedom Day

Cumberland Historic Preservation Commission seeks to fill vacancies

Excerpt from the Cumberland Times-News: The Cumberland mayor and City Council are seeking qualified people to fill vacant seats on the Cumberland Historic Preservation Commission. Because of the commission's current makeup, city residency is not a requirement. According to city officials, applicants should possess a demonstrated special interest, specific knowledge or professional or academic training [...]

By | 2016-12-16T11:47:56+00:00 November 3rd, 2015|Calvert County, Commission Policies & Procedures, Good News|Comments Off on Cumberland Historic Preservation Commission seeks to fill vacancies