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The Governor's Historic Preservation Awards Program

Gov Awds logoEstablished 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.  

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2018 Governor's Historic Preservation Awards

The deadline has passed and nominations are now closed for the 2018 Governor's Historic Preservation Awards. Keep an eye on this site a bit later this year when the award recipients will be announced. Nomination forms for 2019 will be posted here at that same time. In the meantime, we invite you to visit our Past Award Recipients page and learn about previous years' recipients and the many exemplary ways that California's heritage is being preserved!    

We always welcome sponsors for the annual awards ceremony. If you would be interested in supporting and sponsoring this prestigious event, please contact Deputy SHPO Jenan Saunders,, or 916-445-7000.