Excerpt from WBOC 16

“Elizabeth Hughes, who now lives in Crownsville, Md., was confirmed by the Board of Trustees as the director of the Maryland Historical Trust, Hogan’s office said Tuesday.

Hughes has served as deputy director of the Trust since October 2002 and has been acting director for the past 10 months, Hogan’s office said. The Trust, a division of the Maryland Department of Planning, serves as Maryland’s State Historic Preservation Office and provides direct assistance to a broad base of local, state, and federal stakeholders in the identification, protection, and enhancement of heritage resources. The Trust administers a variety of historic preservation grant, loan, and tax credit programs including the Sustainable Communities Tax Credit, which leverages private investment in the rehabilitation of both commercial and residential historic properties.”

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