Preservation Awards

Each year the Trust recognizes outstanding preservation projects and the stories behind them. Private and/or public funding supported the projects being recognized, and the Somerset County Historical Trust is dedicated to helping preserve those properties.

Outstanding Restoration of an Historic Property

This award honors excellence in the restoration or rehabilitation of a dilapidated, neglected, or damaged historic property while preserving the essential features significant to its architectural and cultural integrity.

Outstanding Adaptive Reuse of Historic Buildings

This award honors the successful adaptive reuse of an historic building for a new purpose, with sensitivity to the building’s character-defining features, architectural integrity and economic impact of the project on the local community.

Community Stewardship

This award honors individuals for their extraordinary leadership and dedication to the preservation, restoration and enhancement of structures, streetscapes, character and culture of historic districts in Somerset County.



Is there a person or project that you would like to see recognized? 

Nominations for next year’s awards will be accepted through June 30th. You can submit your nominations by email to

Somerset County Historical Trust, Inc.
 PO Box 863 |Princess Anne |MD 21853 |

Somerset County Historical Trust, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization
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