Making a Maryland Milestone: The Anacostia Trails Heritage Area
AICP Members will learn about the history of US Route 1 in Prince George’s County, the impact of this transportation corridor, and the development of a Heritage Area to revitalize the region through history, historic preservation, arts, and natural resources. Details on grant funding, partnership development, and how Heritage Areas might work throughout the county will be discussed.
Wednesday, November 28
10:30 a.m. - 12 noon
County Administration Building 4th Floor Boardroom 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Speaker(s) / Instructor(s) Biography
Aaron Marcavitch, Executive Director
Maryland Milestones/Anacostia Trails Heritage Area, Inc.
Aaron Marcavitch is the Executive Director of Maryland Milestones/Anacostia Trails Heritage Area Inc., a heritage tourism organization based in Hyattsville, MD. He has degrees in public history and historic preservation and has worked in the fields of community development, heritage, and historic preservation for over fifteen years. He is the past chair of the County’s War of 1812 Commission and past chair of the Capital Trails Coalition. He lives in Greenbelt – a planned utopian community from the 1930s.