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Historic Preservation

John Sprinkle teaches class outside

Take This Class (Summer Edition!): The Secret Life of Buildings

Students Discover Hidden Histories, Meanings in the Everyday Spaces Around Them

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rendering of William Edmondson Homesite

Bringing a Southern City’s Buried Black History to Light

Architecture Researcher Helps Community Group Preserve, Plan Interpretive Park at Sculptor’s Homesite

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tour guide speaks to group in front of mural

D.C. History by the Forkful

Anthropology Alum’s Food Tour Dishes Out Tales From ‘Black Broadway,’ Taste of Immigrant Culinary Traditions

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Arlington House

At Robert E. Lee’s Former Residence, Researcher Opens the Door to Overlooked Legacies

Historic Preservationist Seeks to ID Descendants of Enslaved at Arlington House

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tobacco barn in the woods with sun shining through

Structural Damage

UMD Historic Preservationists Race to Document Maryland’s Vanishing Tobacco Barns

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On Leong Chinese Merchant’s Association

Uncovering D.C.’s Asian American Past

Documentation of Chinese and Korean History in Washington, D.C. Brings Recognition—and Protections—to Treasured Places

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Frederick Douglass statue being removed from its pedestal for conservation

A New Look for a Maryland Icon

Frederick Douglass Statue to Undergo Conservation

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Students dig under tent

Uncovering a Pioneering Town’s Hidden History

Student Excavation Project Offers Clues to Daily Life in County’s Oldest Black Community

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Collage of Fawn Grove tomatoes can label and archival photos of canning

Book Pulls the Lid Off Canned Food’s History

Cupboard Staple’s Impact Goes Beyond the Dinner Table

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Kharkiv’s Freedom Square, damaged after bombing

An Assault on Architecture to Target a People

Embattled Regions Like Ukraine Must Also Grapple with Loss of Heritage, Say UMD Experts

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Professor Don Linebaugh poses in his office

A Peek Inside … Professor Donald Linebaugh’s Office

Cozy Digs Include 19th-century Artifacts and a Library Ladder

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Students label glass pieces

Piecing Together a Historic Puzzle

Architecture Research Team Analyzes Thousands of Glass, Ceramic Artifacts to Shed Light on Centuries-Old Plantation

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