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Clarke County’s HPC seeks nominees

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An email from the Director of Public Information for Clarke County announced that the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) needs nominees.

This year the HPC is asking for nominees from the public for several 2022 awards.

The award precipitants will be announced in the National Historic Preservation month of May.

Nominees must be submitted to the HPC by 5 p.m. March 14 for consideration.

A Certificate of Merit Award will given to those responsible for individual projects such as the restoration of property or land reclamation.

The Lifetime Achievement or Stewardship Award goes to those who have dedicated years to the preservation of Clarke County’s history.

A good example of Lifetime Achievement would go to someone who has created a body of work such as a book or research that contributes to the county’s narrative.

Anyone or organization that has made distinctive efforts to preserve and maintain historic structures and places essential to defining Clarke County’s unique cultural are eligible.

Submit a nominee to HPC’s secretary Kristina Maddox at

You can also mail a nominee to Clarke County Historic Preservation Commission, 101 Chalmers Ct. Berryville VA. 22611.

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