The Governor's Historic Preservation Awards Program
Established in 1986, the Governor's Historic Preservation Awards are presented annually under the sponsorship of the California Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) and California State Parks to projects, individuals, and organizations whose contributions demonstrate significant achievements in preserving the heritage of California. Nominations are accepted from January to early May of each award year, with an awards ceremony taking place in Sacramento in November.
2017 Governor's Historic Preservation Award Recipients
It was our honor to present the 2017 Governor's Historic Preservation Awards to eight deserving recipients at a ceremony held in Sacramento on November 2, 2017. The eight award recipients, all with strong community participation and support, reflect the broad scope of preservation endeavors taking place in California, from restoring historic structures, to innovative uses of technology, to preserving treasured resources, traditions, and histories. Please click on the links below to learn more about each of these outstanding achievements.