Registration Now Open! Architectural Fieldwork Symposium 

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Mark your calendars for the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) 2021 Architectural Fieldwork symposium on October 28th and 29th!  

This virtual event will discuss projects including the Maryland slave dwelling survey, laser scanning, the American Indian community in Baltimore, historic graffiti, and planned communities in Maryland.  

The symposium will be held virtually on October 28 and 29, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm each day. This event is free to attend, but pre-registration is required.

Schedule of Speakers and Topics: 

Thursday, October 28, 2021 

  • Ashley Minner, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Revisiting “the Reservation” of East Baltimore 
  • Michael J. Emmons, Jr., Center for Historic Architecture & Design, University of Delaware, Inscribing Significance: Documenting & Interpreting Historic Graffiti in Maryland 
  • Dale Glenwood Green, Morgan State University, Early Black Architects in Maryland 
  • Devin S. Kimmel, Kimmel Studio Architects, The Landscape and Gardens of Cloverfields, Queen Anne’s County 
  • Isabelle Gournay, Emerita, University of Maryland, Maryland’s Planned Communities in Their Iconic International Context 

Friday, October 29, 2021 

  • Brent R. Fortenberry, Tulane University, Leveraging Digital Technology for More Impactful Historic Buildings Research 
  • Chris Bryan, Principal Investigator, A Comparative Study of Cremona Farm’s Antebellum Tobacco Barns and Outbuildings as Resources in Regional Context 
  • Lisa P. Davidson, National Historic Landmarks Program, Civil Rights in America: Update on National Historic Landmarks Theme Studies 
  • Jacob Bensen and Stephanie Soder, Harford County Department of Planning and Zoning, County Update: A New Look at Harford County’s Historic Resources 
  • Zachary L. Singer and Matthew D. McKnight, Archaeological Research Program, MHT, MHT Update: Remote Sensing Survey of James Barwick’s 18th-century Ordinary at  Melville’s Landing and the Birth of Caroline County, Maryland 

Check out MHT’s website for the full agenda with presentation descriptions!  

~ This Symposium is generously supported by the Maryland Historical Trust Board of Trustees ~ 

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