Sponsored by Preservation South Carolina, the SC Department of Archives and History, and the Office of the Governor, the Historic Preservation Awards recognize exceptional accomplishments in the preservation, rehabilitation, and interpretation of South Carolina’s architectural and cultural heritage.
NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN (2021 Nomination Form)
March 26, 2021
2021 Preservation Award Categories
The Honor Awards celebrate successful and exemplary historic preservation projects around the Palmetto State.
The Stewardship Awards recognize those who have ensured the ongoing preservation of historic buildings, structures, or sites through long-term care, planning, management, protection, or continuous ownership for a minimum of ten years.
HERITAGE TOURISM AWARD
The Heritage Tourism Award recognizes those who best use South Carolina’s cultural and historic resources in the promotion and development of tourism or use tourism to directly benefit the preservation of our heritage.
PRESERVATION SERVICE AWARDS
The Preservation Service Awards recognize projects and activities that make exemplary contributions to the advancement of historic preservation.
ELECTED OFFICIAL AWARD
The Elected Official Award is presented each year to an individual in recognition of significant achievements or landmark efforts in the support of historic preservation in South Carolina.
The Governor’s Award is in recognition of an individual’s significant achievements or landmark efforts in the support of historic preservation in South Carolina.