Certified Heritage Areas
The Maryland Heritage Areas Program offers targeted financial and technical assistance within thirteen locally designated Heritage Areas, each of which has a distinct focus or theme that represents a unique aspect of Maryland’s character.
Certified Local Governments
The Certified Local Government (CLG) program recognizes counties and municipalities that have made a special commitment to preservation, including establishing a qualified historic preservation commission to designate and review historic properties.
National Register/State Designation Historic Buildings/Sites
The National Register of Historic Places recognizes districts, buildings, structures, objects, and sites for their significance in American history, archeology, architecture, engineering, or culture, and identifies them as worthy of preservation.