Historic Preservation Month
Nominations Sought for Outstanding Achievements in Historic Preservation
The Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP) is seeking nominations for the 32nd Annual Awards for Outstanding Achievements in Historic Preservation. The SHPO Awards are an opportunity to celebrate outstanding people and places throughout the state, and to highlight the significant contributions that archaeology, historic preservation, and cultural resources make to the people of Washington.
Award recipients will be recognized during an in person ceremony on May 3rd in Olympia and throughout National Historic Preservation Month in May on DAHP’s social media accounts.
Apart from the Valerie Sivinski Rehab Award, DAHP is not assigning specific categories for nominations this year. Past award categories have included: Heritage Barn Rehabilitation; Cemetery Preservation; Career Achievement; Historic Preservation Education; Historic Preservation Stewardship; Historic Preservation Planning; Special Achievement and Historic Preservation in the Media.
Nominations for the State Historic Preservation Officers Awards must be received electronically by Friday, March 17, 2023, at 5 pm.