It's Time!

The Call for Nominations for 2022 Historic Preservation Awards is now open. Click on the .pdf to begin the process.

Each year thousands of South Carolinians work to preserve the state’s legacy that is reflected in our historic buildings, structures, and sites. Since 1995, the South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Preservation South Carolina, and the Office of the Governor have recognized exceptional accomplishments in the preservation, rehabilitation, and interpretation of our architectural and cultural heritage with a series of statewide awards. 

Preservation South Carolina is pleased to recognize the 2021 award recepients.

Selection Panel

The selection panel that chooses the awards from the list of those submitted include:

  • A representative from the Office of the Governor

  • Preservation South Carolina Board President (or designee)

  • The Director of the SC Department of Archives and History (or designee)

  • A representative from the board of the Preservation South Carolina

  • Two representatives from the SC Department of Archives and History

  • A representative of Preservation South Carolina’s 5 for the Future Membership

  • A representative from the SC African American Heritage Commission

  • A representative from the Confederation of SC Local Historical Societies

  • A representative from the National Trust for Historic Preservation

  • A representative from the SC Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism