The Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County is accepting nominations for the annual awards for excellence in historic preservation. Nominations will be accepted until Friday, 4 July.
Lancaster has one of the
largest inventories of historic homes, barns, bridges, mills and other
structures of any place in the ,” said Lisa Horst, president of the
board of directors for the Historic Preservation Trust. “The annual historic preservation awards
recognize those in our community who are helping to keep historic United
States historic through their
exceptional work to save, preserve, restore and celebrate the beauty of
structures built by our forefathers. Recipients will be honored at our annual
awards program on Tuesday, November 11.” Lancaster County
The historic preservation award categories are:
Leadership -- presented to individuals or organizations that have demonstrated the vision, wisdom and perseverance necessary to incorporate historic preservation into their long-range planning.
Sustainability – presented to the owner of any historically significant structure that has demonstrated over a significant period time a commitment to historic preservation through exemplary maintenance practices.
Preservation – presented to projects that comply fully with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties
Restoration/ Adaptive Re-use -- presented to projects where the historical character of a structure is maintained through thoughtful and sensitive additions and/or restorations.
Community Revitalization -- presented to projects that enhance a historic area and contribute to overall neighborhood improvement.
Master Craftsman -- presented for the meritorious efforts to save a historic structure through master level building skills and knowledge.
Nomination forms are available at the Historic Preservation Trust,
123 North Prince Street
in downtown ,
717-291-5861 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday
through Thursday. Forms also are
available at www.hptrust.org. Lancaster
This is directly from a press release from the Historic Preservation Trust
The Historic Preservation Trust was founded in 1966 to encourage and facilitate historic preservation countywide. The trust is a member-supported, 501(c)3 non-profit organization located in the historic Sehner-Ellicott-von Hess House (1787) at
123 North Prince Street in downtown . Lancaster