Historic Preservation & History Awards Program

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To encourage the preservation of the county's historic resources and its history, Somerset County recognizes exemplary historic preservation and heritage efforts through a biennial presentation of awards.

The purpose of the awards program is to: 

  • increase public awareness of historic preservation and history;
  • promote excellence in historic preservation and history; and
  • recognize worthy individuals, organizations, or projects.

2020 Historic Preservation & History Awards Program Guidelines and Application Form - DEADLINE EXTENSION: May 1, 2020.  Currently all county facilities are closed to the public.  Award Nominations will still be accepted via US Mail or other delivery service.  Please contact Commission Staff at culturalheritage@co.somerset.nj.us if you have any questions or concerns.

Past Historic Preservation & History Awards Program Recipients


Made possible by funds from the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission, a partner of the New Jersey Historical Commission. 

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