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.
Accepting Nominations for the 2018 Governor's Historic Preservation Awards
The OHP is pleased to accept nominations for the 2018 Governor's Historic Preservation Awards. We encourage you to nominate individuals, projects, organizations, or agencies whose work exemplifies the best in historic preservation in California. Criteria and nomination forms are available via the links below. Note: Please use only the 2018 nomination forms, as nomination requirements and forms have been recently updated and revised. Nominations will be accepted through April 16, 2018.
2018 Awards Background and Criteria
2018 Nomination Form - Projects
2018 Nomination Form - Individuals, Organizations, & Agencies
2017 Governor's Historic Preservation Award Recipients
On November 2, 2017, the Office of HIstoric Preservation, along with California State Parks, had the pleasure of presenting the 2017 Governor's Historic Preservation Awards to eight deserving recipients at a ceremony held in Sacramento, California. 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. Visit our Flickr site to see images from the awards ceremony.