BPA is extending to the public the opportunity to become part of the group that is dedicated to historical preservation of the Burkittsville area. We are bringing the Shafer Farm back to life and providing a facility where education, events, and tours experiencing the past can take place.

We are offering two types of non-voting membership:

Individual/Family $35.00 annual fee

Business $100.00 annual fee

Membership is renewable each September 14th (the anniversary of the Civil War battle in 1862).
The next fee will not be due until 2023.

In addition to the satisfaction that you are helping to support this very worthwhile project, your membership comes with the following benefits. Members will receive each published BPA newsletter (the inaugural issue is coming in July). Members will receive special consideration at BPA events, including the opportunity to get a guided tour of the house, barn, and 5 acre property. Members may also attend BPA Board meetings. The $35 members to receive an 8″ x 10″ unframed reproduction of a watercolor of the house by artist Doris Keil-Shamieh. The $100 members will receive a framed copy.

Individual/Family membership, $35.00

Business membership, $100.00

Membership fees may also be payed by mailing a check to

Burkittsville Preservation Association

PO Box 243 Burkittsville, MD 21718