Each year, Landmarks recognizes significant contributions to the preservation and enhancement of historic resources in the Thomas County area. The awards are open to projects completed within the last three years. Nominations are reviewed by Landmarks’ Awards & Historic Markers Committee.
Our 2023 Membership Meeting and Preservation Awards were held on April 6 where we recognized and honored those in our community who have recently completed outstanding preservation projects. The 2023 recipients have been noted within each category below.
Award of Outstanding Achievement
Awards in this category are given for excellence of accomplishment in historic preservation.
Hinson and Lauren Arwood - Burbank Cottage
Mosaic Psychological - William Miller House.
Award(s) of Merit
Awards in this category are given for the improvement of historic cultural resources (buildings, sites, landscapes, structures) that are important to the community.
Special Award of Merit: Awarded for sympathetic design and new construction of buildings located within boundaries of an historic district.
Howell and Sharon Maxwell Ferguson - the Covey Nest
Tony and Matt Pellegrino - 923 E. Clay Street
Awards of Stewardship
This award is given for the long term care of a significant historic property.
Pebble Hill Plantation - Kennel Cottage
Taki Ovanessian - Keefer House
Elva Rubio and Scott Timcoe - Stevens Butler House
This award is given in recognition of hands-on preservation efforts.
Christina and Patrick Maher - 403 N. Crawford Street
Achievement Award For a Contributing Addition to the Community
This award recognizes achievement in new construction, landscaping, community projects, etc. that contribute to the historic character of the community.
Matt and Jackie Johnson -
Johnson Residence, 717 S. Broad Street
For the rescue, and return to service, of a significant historic property.
Dan and Michelle Dean - Pope's Museum
The Awards Committee bases its decisions on the contributions of the project to the community and on the project’s compliance with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties. All nominated buildings must be listed or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places (see requirements for more information).
To submit your nominations please download the form and return your completed form(s) to the Thomasville Landmarks office.