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Help save the Shafer Farm Barn

Help save the Shafer Farm Barn

A violent storm swept through Burkittsville on August 26, 2021 and caused the partial collapse of the barn. This created an emergency need to protect the barn from further collapse and repair the damage. The costs exceed our existing funding to save the barn. Your...

Antietam Institute Donation

Antietam Institute Donation

The Burkittsville Preservation Association, Inc. received a substantial donation from the Antietam Institute for the preservation of the Hamilton Willard Shafer Farm. The Shafer farm was used by Union General Wm. Franklin as his headquarters during the Battle of...

BPA Selected As 2022 Americana Corner Grant Recipient

BPA Selected As 2022 Americana Corner Grant Recipient

The Burkittsville Preservation Association Inc. is proud to announce that we’ve been selected as a 2022 @AmericanaCorner Grant Program recipient! The program was established to assist non-profit organizations like us in the telling of the incredible story of America...

Preservation Maryland Visit

Preservation Maryland Visit

Greetings from South Mountain Battlefield! Earlier this week President & CEO Nicholas Redding visited our colleagues at The Battlefield at South Mountain. The Battle of South Mountain was fought on September 14, 1862 as part of the Maryland Campaign of the Civil...

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