Ausherman Family Foundation Nominated for Maryland Preservation Award

The Catoctin Furnace nominated the Ausherman Family Foundation with the Maryland Preservation Award due to its assistance in purchasing a historical house in the Catoctin Furnace area.

The Maryland Preservation Awards, presented annually by the Board of Trustees of the Maryland Historical Trust, are the highest level of recognition for historic preservation, heritage education, and community development projects in Maryland. The awards honor and celebrate significant achievements by individuals, businesses, contractors, nonprofit organizations, local governments, and others who protect, promote, share, and give continued life to the historic places and cultural heritage that make Maryland unique. Since 1975, MHT has honored the outstanding preservation efforts of more than 280 individuals and projects throughout the state.

Awards are presented in four categories: Leadership and Service, Education and Community Engagement, Stewardship, and Project Excellence. Project Excellence awards are given to property owners, project sponsors, contractors, and other entities for restoration or rehabilitation projects of all sizes, scopes, and on all types of properties. The design, materials, and workmanship of honored projects must demonstrate superlative historic preservation standards.

CFHS was awarded the 2022 award for project excellence award for partnerships.

​Read our award letter here.

MD Preservation Award 2022

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