May is National Preservation Month!

May is National Preservation Month, and this year's theme is Discovering America's Hidden Gems.

What are the hidden gems in your community? There is one in your own backyard - the Hays-Heighe House!

Find out more information on the national program:
Preservation Month 2012

A Special Guest

The Hays-Heighe House welcomed Dr. William Beanes on May 1st, for his recounting of the defense of Baltimore, the bombardment of Fort McHenry, and the poem that become our national anthem!

The War of 1812: Bicentennial Observance Exhibit runs until December, with Saturday hours on May 12 and 19, from 1-4 p.m.