Other Historic Sites in Harford County

Other Historic Sites1

Left to Right: Emily Bayless Graham Park (Park Farm) Manor House and the Hosanna School Museum

Other Historic Sites2

Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties (MIHP)

 

The MIHP is a collection of gathered information about the history and characteristics of historic sites across the state. The listing of a property in the MIHP does not mean that it is protected from demolition or that there are restrictions imposed upon the property owner. 

 

The MIHP can be viewed online through the Medusa Cultural Resources Information System: Medusa - mht.maryland.gov

National Register of Historic Places (National Register)

 

The National Register is a listing of buildings, districts, sites, objects, and structures significant to American history, archeology, architecture, engineering, or culture and identifies them as worthy of preservation on the national level. The listing of a property on the National Register does not mean that it is protected from demolition or that there are restrictions imposed upon the property owner. 

 

A list of Maryland properties listed on the National Register can be found online here: National Register Properties in Maryland

National Historic Landmarks (NHL)

 

National Historic Landmarks are nationally significant historic properties that possess exceptional value or quality in illustrating or interpreting the heritage of the United States of America. It is the highest level of historic designation in the United States. The designation of a property as a National Historic Landmark does not mean that it is protected from demolition or that there are restrictions imposed upon the property owner. 

 

A list of Maryland properties designated as NHLs can be found online here: National Historic Landmarks in Maryland

Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) Easements

 

MHT Easements are a contractual agreement between a property owner and the State of Maryland that ensure that a property’s historic and cultural value will be protected from inappropriate alterations or demolition. Alterations to these properties require approval from the Maryland Historical Trust. 

 

More information on the MHT Easement Program can be found online here: MHT Easements - mht.maryland.gov