Accokeek Heritage Tourism Study
Undertaken for the Greater Accokeek Civic Association, the Accokeek Foundation, and the Alice Ferguson Foundation, the Accokeek Heritage Tourism Study will identify and analyze heritage resources and the pressures they face, determine how best to make those resources known or better known, and identify common heritage themes to enhance connectivity and accessibility.
Solutions identified in the study will not threaten resources themselves nor the community’s quality of life. The study will focus on the four major categories of resources described within 2013 Approved Subregion 5 Master Plan, Planning Areas 83 and 84 (portions of): archeological, historical, and cultural resources; architectural resources; natural resources and recreational resources.
The second work session with the steering committee was held June 22 , 2022. The consultants are preparing the draft report.
Worksession II, June 22, 2022
The steering committee met with the consultants to provide guidance on the identified heritage themes.
Worksession I, October 12, 2021
The steering committee met with the consultants to identify initial heritage themes and resources and plan for the study tour. The Presentation may be viewed by clicking the link.
|Planning Board Approval||June 3, 2021|
|Project kickoff meeting||August 16, 2021|
|Work Session I with Steering Committee||October 12, 2021|
|Consultant Tour of Area||November 15-17, 2021|
|Stakeholder Interviews||January-February 2022|
|Work Session II with Steering Committtee||June 2022|
|Final Presentation to Steering Committee||July 2022|
|Project Completion||July-August 2022|