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Preserving Yesterday for Today and Tomorrow


We are dedicated to the identification, protection and celebration of the heritage of Somerset County, Maryland.



Somerset:  An Architectural History
by Paul Touart
$25 - order your copy today.

Preserving Somerset County's Heritage

The Somerset County Historical Trust is a private, nonprofit, county-wide organization dedicated to the identification, protection and celebration of the County's heritage.

 


Littleton Long House - moved and restored, Princess Anne, MD

St. James AME Church - Oriole, MD - restored

Ward Brothers Workshop
Restored - educational exhibit.
Crisfield, MD

Hands-on restoration projects, educational exhibits, archaeological investigations, and surveys of historic resources are samplings of the various activities sponsored by the Somerset Historical Trust.

Somerset Historical Trust - Our Role in the Community

Somerset Historical Trust assists in protecting existing historic properties against encroachment and developments encroaching on historic inventory.  The Trust also nominates certain historic properties in the county for inclusion in the National Registry for Historic Places - most recent nomination being Deal Island.

 

Working in Cooperation with the Maryland Historical Trust

As county advisory organization to the Maryland Historical Trust (also the State Historic Preservation Office), the Somerset Trust participates in various state and federal programs.

Your county neighbors assist local groups in administering state grant funds for restorations, monitoring preservation activities in the county and acting as liaison between the state and the county.

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