July 2, 2020

Essex Historical Society Announces Preservation Award Contest: The Peoples’ Choice for Favorite Historic Building

Have a favorite historic building in town? Just completed a restoration and renovation project of which you’re proud?  Nominate it for the Preservation Award sponsored by the Essex Historical Society (EHS).

EHS announces its new Preservation Award Contest to recognize efforts that preserve and protect our town’s historic character.  This new award will be presented on Monday, June 27 at the EHS annual meeting and strawberry shortcake social on the grounds of the Pratt House property from 5:30pm-7:30pm.

All residents are encouraged to nominate the restored and/or preserved building they feel is the most deserving of this honor. 

To receive this award:

  • the building must have been built in 1935 or earlier. 
  • the historic character of the original structure must have been preserved with the restoration done in keeping with the original building and period. 
  • the building may be commercial or residential.

Cast your vote online at essexhistoryaward@yahoo.com, at either of the town’s libraries (from May 1 through May 31), or submit your vote by mail to: EHS Preservation Award, P.O Box 123, Essex, CT 06426.  All votes must be received by May 31st.  All votes must include the building and its address along with, your name and phone number.

The EHS Preservation Award Winner will be honored at the EHS Annual Meeting on June 27, 2011.