Charles County, Maryland

2017 Preservation Matters Magazine Now Available

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 11:00am

2017 Preservation Matters Magazine Now Available

The Department of Planning and Growth Management’s annual online publication, “Preservation Matters: Celebrating Charles County’s Historic Places,” is now available for viewing online. To view the newsletter, visit www.CharlesCountyMD.gov/pgm/planning/preservation-matters.   

This edition features “For the Service of Almighty God,” which highlights the 1692 Anglican parishes in Charles County.   Read about the mystery of Mount Aventine and about the restoration of a 19th century farmhouse in Smallwood State Park known as the John Grinder House.

Other featured articles include "Recovering Lost Landscapes at Rich Hill," which is located in Bel Alton, and "View from a Dune," which is about two aboriginal sites along the western shores of Charles County.  Also read about the 2017 preservation awards, along with other historical information within Charles County.

A limited number of printed copies of the magazine are available upon request. To obtain a printed copy of the magazine, or for more information about the “Preservation Matters” publication, contact Ms. Beth Groth at GrothB@CharlesCountyMD.gov or 301-645-0684.


About Charles County Government
The mission of Charles County Government is to provide our citizens the highest quality service possible in a timely, efficient and courteous manner. To achieve this goal, our government must be operated in an open and accessible atmosphere, be based on comprehensive long- and short-term planning and have an appropriate managerial organization tempered by fiscal responsibility. We support and encourage efforts to grow a diverse workplace. Charles County is a place where all people thrive and businesses grow and prosper; where the preservation of our heritage and environment is paramount; where government services to its citizens are provided at the highest level of excellence; and where the quality of life is the best in the nation.
It is the policy of Charles County to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religious or political affiliation or opinion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by law.