How do you actually preserve history? Hear how with Washington County!

01 May 2024- Washington County Government, in partnership with Preservation Maryland, invites you to attend “Preservation Basics,” a free event at the Washington County Free Library on Wednesday, May 22nd, at 6:00 PM. This engaging presentation, led by Christiana Limniatis, the Program & Outreach Manager at Preservation Maryland, will provide an overview on the history of historic preservation, how preservation projects are accomplished, and explore the benefits to preserving our historic built environment.

This informative session is free and open to the public, though registration is encouraged. A suggested donation of $10 is recommended to support Preservation Maryland in offering free and low-cost educational programming. The event is co-hosted by the Washington County Historical Trust and Washington County Government.

Event Details:

  • Location: Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Date and Time: Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024, at 6:00 PM
  • Cost: Free (with a suggested donation of $10)
  • Registration: Recommended but not required. To register, visit

Washington County Government encourages everyone interested in historic preservation and community heritage to attend. Discover the fascinating process of preserving historic structures and understand why it’s critical to maintain our cultural heritage.

For additional information, please contact Washington County’s Public Relations and Marketing Department at 240-313-2380.