2021 HISTORIC PRESERVATION AWARDS

Governor's Award Winner
Cynthia C. Jenkins

The Governor’s Award may be presented each year in recognition of an individual’s significant achievements or landmark efforts in the support of historic preservation in South Carolina. Any person who has demonstrated lifelong dedication to the preservation of South Carolina’s historic buildings, structures, or sites—whether involved in hands-on construction, planning, management, or regulation—may receive the Governor’s Award.

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Bill Fitzpatrick (Board Chair, Preservation South Carolina); Cynthia Jenkins (Executive Director of Historic Beaufort Foundation); Henry McMaster (Governor, South Carolina)

Preservation Service Award Winner
American College of the Building Arts for 2018-2020 Student Projects

The Governor’s Award may be presented each year in recognition of an individual’s significant achievements or landmark efforts in the support of historic preservation in South Carolina. Any person who has demonstrated lifelong dedication to the preservation of South Carolina’s historic buildings, structures, or sites—whether involved in hands-on construction, planning, management, or regulation—may receive the Governor’s Award.

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Kathleen Buckley (Marketing Coordinator, ACBA); Becky Dornisch (Director of Development, ACBA); Margaret Hawk O’Brien (Trustee Emerita, ACBA); Henry McMaster (Governor, South Carolina)

Stewardship Award Winner
York Culture & Heritage Museums for McCelvey Center 

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. Up to five Stewardship Awards will be presented each year. Any individual, family, organization, government agency, or business involved in the long-term care and management of historic buildings, structures, or sites (including archaeological sites, cemeteries, and landscapes) in South Carolina is eligible to receive a Stewardship Award.

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Bill Fitzpatrick (Board Chair, Preservation South Carolina); Anthony Raymer (Project Manager, Shenandoah Restorations, Inc.); Chad McCormack (Superintendent, Shenandoah Restorations, Inc.); and Sara Johnson (Preservation Specialist, Culture & Heritage Museums); Henry McMaster (Governor, South Carolina)

Stewardship Award Winner
Pendleton Historic Foundation for Woodburn Plantation

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. Up to five Stewardship Awards will be presented each year. Any individual, family, organization, government agency, or business involved in the long-term care and management of historic buildings, structures, or sites (including archaeological sites, cemeteries, and landscapes) in South Carolina is eligible to receive a Stewardship Award.

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Bill Fitzpatrick (Board Chair, Preservation South Carolina); Kyle Campbell (Preservation South) accepted on behalf of Pendleton Historic Foundation; Henry McMaster (Governor, South Carolina)

Tourism Award Winner
Chumley Cope
Explore Up Close - Virtual Travel in South Carolina: A Pandemic Exploration Project

The Heritage Tourism Award recognizes those who best use South Carolina’s cultural and historic resources in the documented development of tourism that directly benefits the preservation of our heritage. Any individual, organization, government agency, or business involved in a historic preservation project related to the tourism industry is eligible to receive the Heritage Tourism Award.

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Bill Fitzpatrick (Board Chair, Preservation South Carolina); Kyle Campbell (Preservation South) accepted on behalf of Pendleton Historic Foundation; Henry McMaster (Governor, South Carolina)

Preservation Honor Award Winner
288 King Street

The Honor Awards celebrate successful and exemplary historic preservation projects around the Palmetto State. Up to five Honor Awards will be presented each year. Any individual, organization, government agency, or business involved in the preservation of historic buildings, structures, or sites (including archaeological sites, cemeteries, and landscapes) in South Carolina is eligible to receive an Honor Award for a historic preservation project. Multiple partners in a project may be nominated, but may not exceed three.

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Andy Meihaus (Renew Urban Charleston); Nicole Vieth (Bill Huey + Associates); Bill Huey (Bill Huey + Associates); Henry McMaster (Governor, South Carolina)

Preservation Honor Award Winner
1649 Main Street

The Honor Awards celebrate successful and exemplary historic preservation projects around the Palmetto State. Up to five Honor Awards will be presented each year. Any individual, organization, government agency, or business involved in the preservation of historic buildings, structures, or sites (including archaeological sites, cemeteries, and landscapes) in South Carolina is eligible to receive an Honor Award for a historic preservation project. Multiple partners in a project may be nominated, but may not exceed three.

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Bill Fitzpatrick (Board Chair, Preservation South Carolina); Mark Hood (President, Hood Construction); Amanda Harter (Project Mgr, Hood Construction); Kim Moon (Interior Designer, Garvin Design Group); Scott Garvin (President, Garvin Design Group); Henry McMaster (Governor, South Carolina)

Preservation Honor Award Winner
The Burdette Building

The Honor Awards celebrate successful and exemplary historic preservation projects around the Palmetto State. Up to five Honor Awards will be presented each year. Any individual, organization, government agency, or business involved in the preservation of historic buildings, structures, or sites (including archaeological sites, cemeteries, and landscapes) in South Carolina is eligible to receive an Honor Award for a historic preservation project. Multiple partners in a project may be nominated, but may not exceed three.

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Bill Fitzpatrick (Board Chair, Preservation South Carolina); Donnie Love (McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture, LLC); Kyle Campbell (Preservation South); Evan Jones (Caldwell Constructors); Chris Moellman (Caldwell Constructors); Henry McMaster (Governor, South Carolina)

Preservation Honor Award Winner
The Montgomery Building

The Honor Awards celebrate successful and exemplary historic preservation projects around the Palmetto State. Up to five Honor Awards will be presented each year. Any individual, organization, government agency, or business involved in the preservation of historic buildings, structures, or sites (including archaeological sites, cemeteries, and landscapes) in South Carolina is eligible to receive an Honor Award for a historic preservation project. Multiple partners in a project may be nominated, but may not exceed three.

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Bill Fitzpatrick (Board Chair, Preservation South Carolina); Elizabeth Bakker (Aaccepting for James Bakker, BF Spartanburg, LLC); Donnie Love (McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture, LLC); Tom Finnegan (BF Spartanburg, LLC);  Henry McMaster (Governor, South Carolina)