Nominees sought for preservation award sites
by TCT Staff
February 07, 2014 04:00 AM | 1033 views | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend | print
CANTON — The Cherokee County Historical Society is requesting nominations for the 2014 Historic Preservation Awards. Historic sites or structures must be at least 50 years old, and should exhibit outstanding success in historic preservation.

Recently rehabilitated properties or those that have been carefully maintained over the years are eligible and the owners are encouraged to apply, said Executive Director Stefanie Joyner.

The Cherokee County Historical Society recognizes businesses and individuals for their achievement in historic preservation at the annual Preservation Awards Banquet, which will be at the Northside Hospital-Cherokee Conference Center at the Bluffs on March 21.

The awards are given to encourage and educate the community about the benefits of protecting Cherokee County’s unique history.

Properties are judged by the attention given to preserving historic features, and maintaining the integrity of initial design.

Nomination forms and a list of previous winners are online at http://www.rockbarn.org/awards-2/.Nominations should be received by March 3. For more information, call (770) 345-3288 or contact sjoyner@rockbarn.org.

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