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Nominations are invited for the Lewes Historical Society's Preservation Awards

02/12/2014

The Lewes Historical Society seeks to honor those who have played roles in restoring and preserving Lewes’s historic character and fabric with their Preservation Awards. Those who have acted as stewards of properties in town, those who have written down or preserved its memory or those who have contributed significantly to the preservation movement in town are eligible to be nominated. 
 
Properties and nominees may be located within Lewes or its surrounding countryside.  Projects should be complete prior to nomination.  Properties or works completed since 2011 will be considered for these awards.  Nominations will be judged according to the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, as applicable.  Submissions must be received by February 14, 2014
 
Nominees are invited in the following Preservation Award Categories:
 
RESTORATION/REHABILITATION- Awarded for superlative work in the restoration, rehabilitation, or reuse of an historic property.
 
NEW CONSTRUCTION AWARD- Awarded for the sensitive design and careful construction of a new structure, whether an infill project or an addition to an existing building.
 
COMMUNITY AWARD- Awarded to an individual or organization for extraordinary service to Lewes, Delaware or surrounding area in the field of historic preservation and activities; this may include publications.
 
STEWARDSHIP AWARD- Awarded for exemplary maintenance of an historic property or workmanship on an historic property by a contractor.
 
Click here to download a nomination form, or by call 302-645-7670 for more information.  Completed nominations will be reviewed by the Preservation Awards Committee and voted on by The Lewes Historical Society’s Board of Trustees.  Award winners will be celebrated at an awards luncheon on Friday, April 11, 2014.
 
   |    Lewes Historical Society website


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