Harford Executive Cassilly, Historic Preservation Commission Call for 2023 Historic Preservation Awards

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Harford County Executive Bob Cassilly, the Harford County Historic Preservation Commission and Department of Planning and Zoning are pleased to call for nominations for the 2023 Harford Historic Preservation Awards.  The Historic Preservation Awards continue a tradition started in 1995 to honor excellence in historic preservation within Harford County. The awards will be presented at a ceremony in May for National Historic Preservation Month.

“The annual Harford County Historic Preservation Awards are a great way to recognize those individuals and projects that help to preserve Harford County’s rich heritage for future generations”, County Executive Cassilly said.

Nominations may be made in the following four categories: 

Preservation Project Awards – Recognizes various preservation, restoration, rehabilitation, and adaptive reuse projects in Harford County. These nominations may include projects of an archeological nature.

Special Preservation Awards – Recognizes publications, exhibits, demonstrations, workshops, unique presentations, and stewardship and advocacy efforts that focus on the County’s historic architecture, archaeology, or cultural heritage.

Local Government Preservation Awards – Recognizes projects and individuals at the local government level for efforts in Historic Preservation.

Preservationist Honor Award – Recognizesindividuals, museums, organizations, or businesses that have advanced the cause of historic preservation in Harford County over a long period of time.

Nominated projects, publications, workshops, etc. must have been completed, published, or have occurred between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2022. Nominations will be accepted until February 26, 2023.

More information and nomination packets can be found online at https://www.harfordcountymd.gov/2420/Historic-Preservation-Awards. Paper copies are available upon request.

For questions or to submit a nomination, please contact Jacob Bensen, Historic Preservation Planner, at [email protected] or (410) 638-3103 ext. 1385.

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