Would George Washington enjoy surfing the web? Would he enjoy the idea of people touring his home? Would he prefer a virtual tour? This week, Nick sits down with Rob Shenk, the Senior Vice President for Visitor Engagement at Mount Vernon. They discuss using new technologies to enhance the visitor experience and bring the story of George Washington to all. You'll also learn about how Mount Vernon is the root of all historic preservation in the country. This is PreserveCast.
Archaeology that's nautical? Highly illogical! In this episode Nick gets to know Dr. Susan Langley, THE Maryland State Underwater Archaeologist. Nick and Susan discuss her work at Mallows Bay, the Maryland bay that is home to the largest ship graveyard in the Western Hemisphere, as well as plenty more as PreserveCast takes a trip under the sea!
Historic windows may not sound that exciting, but when Nick sat down with Doug Claytor, a tried and true historic preservationist, he peeled back the curtain on a whole world of ways to look at historic buildings. Nick and Doug have a conversation that stretches from Maryland history legends like Barbara Fritchie (whose Civil War-era house Doug worked on preserving) to his work on buildings at Camp David. This is PreserveCast.
Ever wonder how drones and historic preservation intersect? Back in December Nick sat down with Belinda Kilby of Elevated Element to find out where this new technology fits in the world of historic preservation. Get ready to take flight as we enter the Drone Zone.
Hello new listener! Welcome to PreserveCast, the place where historic preservation and technology meet. In this, our very first episode, one of our producers sits down to interview the Executive Director of Preservation Maryland, Nick Redding, to get the low down on historic preservation and what exactly that term means to Preservation Maryland. Plus you can learn a little bit about where Nick's boundless love for history comes from.