The Governor's Historic Preservation Awards Program

Awards Program 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.  

Awards Background & Criteria


2021 Governor's Historic Preservation Awards

Nominations are now closed for the 2021 Governor's Historic Preservation Awards. Check back here later in the year for announcements about the 2021 award recipients and award ceremony details. Forms for the 2022 awards will be posted to this page this fall. Visit our Past Award Recipients page to learn about some of the individuals, organizations, and projects whose outstanding work was recgonized in previous years. Be inspired!