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Virtual Lecture - The Maryland State House: History and Restoration

Date: Thursday, July 23, 2020

Location: Zoom Virtual Lecture

Time: 7 pm - 8 pm

Maryland’s State House is the oldest state house in continuous use in the United States and served as our young nation’s capital for 9 months. Michael Day, Senior Vice President of Capital Projects at HA, will present an insightful lecture on the Maryland State House and the state-of-the-art restoration of the Old Senate Chamber. 

Registration required.

Cost: $15 per household for General Admission; $10 per household for HA Members & Volunteers


This lecture will be offered virtually by Zoom, an online video conferencing platform. Upon registration, you will be sent the link for the video conference to join on the evening of the lecture. If you do not receive your confirmation email after you register, please check your Spam folder, or email Carolyn Fifer at To learn more about Zoom and to download the app to your computer, visit the Zoom website.


State-House-Lecture-and-TourAbout Our Presenter: Before joining HA, Mr. Day served as the Deputy Director of the Maryland Historical Trust, as well as Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer and the first Chief of the Office of Planning and Educational Outreach. His responsibilities over the years have included authoring successful legislation and zoning ordinances at the state and local levels; the administration of historic preservation easements held by MHT; the administration of the capital grants and loan programs; the administration of both state and federal tax credit programs; and the administration of the state’s underwater archeology program. Michael has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Goucher College’s former Historic Preservation Certificate Program and in the Anthropology Department at Washington College. He was a lead member of the team overseeing the stabilization and re-roofing of the Hessian Barracks and the restoration of the Old Senate Chamber at the Maryland State House. Prior to joining MHT, Michael worked at Lee Meyer and Associates, a prominent preservation architectural firm in Savannah, Georgia, assisting with the development and rehabilitation of several historic properties in the Victorian historic district.


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