RECIPIENTS OF THE 2023 SC HISTORIC PRESERVATION AWARDS
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Immediate Past Board Chair
Governor's Award Winner
Mable Owens Clarke
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.
Governor McMaster, Mable Owens Clarke
Preservation Service Award
George W. McDaniel
Drayton Hall Stories: A Place and Its People
The Preservation Service Awards recognize projects and activities that make exemplary contributions to the advancement of historic preservation. Eligible projects that support historic preservation can include research, publications, education, advocacy, public policy initiatives, promotional activities, events, and funding programs.
Governor McMaster, George W. McDaniel, Joanna Rothell (Director of Outreach & Preservation, PSC)
Preservation Service Award
Greenwood County Historical Society
Greenwood County Architectural Preservation & Restoration Awards Program
Greenwood County Historical Society, Governor McMaster, Joanna Rothell
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.
Glenn Springs Preservation Society
Old Stone Church, Glenn Springs
Linda Powell, Governor McMaster, Joanna Rothell
Preservation Honor Award Winner
Drayton Hall, Charleston
The Honor Awards celebrate successful and exemplary historic preservation projects around the Palmetto State. Any individual, organization, government agency, or business involved in the preservation of historic buildings, structures, or sites (including archaeological sites, cemeteries, and landscapes) in the state are eligible to receive an Honor Award for a historic preservation project.
Joanna Rothell, Craig Bennett with Bennett Preservation Engineering PC, Richard Marks Restoration, LLC