The Burkittsville

Preservation Association

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. 

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Thank you!!

Thank you!!

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

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…


Old Time String Band Concert – October 14th

The 1st Annual Old Time String Band Concert at the Shafer Farm in Burkittsville, MD Benefitting the Burkittsville Preservation Association on Saturday, October 14th Featuring The Dargan Benders The Gravy […]

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