The Board of Trustees of the Maryland Historical Trust has presented the awards since 1975. The awards honor significant achievements by individuals, businesses, contractors, nonprofit organizations, local governments and others. They recognize efforts to protect, promote, share and give continued life to the historic places and cultural heritage that make Maryland unique.
The submission deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 4, More details are available at https://t.co/CdRQF3s9Me.
The awards are presented in the following four categories:
- Leadership and Service. Awards presented for Leadership and Service recognize individuals and organizations for laudable activities or accomplishments that advance the public's appreciation, understanding and involvement in historic preservation or archaeology in Maryland.
- Education and Community Engagement. Awards presented for Education and Community Engagement recognize outstanding achievements by individuals, organizations, government agencies and others in developing and producing projects and materials that educate and engage with Maryland's past.
- Stewardship. Awards recognize outstanding effort and intent toward the maintenance and preservation of historic properties by individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies of all types and sizes. The awards acknowledge the hard work, time, effort, money and dedication that are often required to maintain and preserve historically significant buildings and sites.
- Project Excellence. The awards are presented to property owners, project sponsors, contractor, and other entities for restoration or rehabilitation projects of all sizes, scopes and on all types of properties. The design, materials and workmanship of honored projects must demonstrate superlative historic preservation standards.