The Burkittsville Preservation Association, Inc. is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization developed for the preservation of the Town of Burkittsville and the surrounding agricultural area, its open spaces, history, culture, and architecture. It is dedicated to the preservation of the story of the town and the surrounding areas in which these events took place.
News & Projects
Special thanks to the nine volunteers who came out for the August 2022 Work Day! Three items were accomplished, including painting half the buggy garage and the barn doors. Wow!!! What a difference a coat of paint makes!!!!!
Summer 2022 Newsletter
What is today known as the Shafer Farm was part of a 298-acre parcel of land known as “The Forest of Needwood” in the late 18th century…
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...
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