Every year at its annual meeting, Historic Lexington Foundation presents Founders’ Awards to recognize individuals and institutions for significant preservation efforts. In addition to the recognition of the award recipients, the Founders’ Awards have served as an important tool for promoting public awareness of the benefits of historic preservation.
Recent recipients of Preservation Awards have included:
Skip Ravenhorst and Seth Goodhart for Beechenbrook Chapel at Jordan’s Point.
Cliff DeVito and Chris Walker for their restoration of Forest Oaks near Natural Bridge.
Janie and Will Harris
H.E. “Skip” Ravenhorst
Teddy and Ann Parker Gottwald
Charles and Kim Cory
Gene and Nancy Sullivan
Charles Hallock for the J.T. McCrum House in Lexington
Rebecca Wilson for Grace House in Lexington
Dan and Kathleen Vance for Promoting Upper Story Restoration in Lexington
CornerStone Bank for Community Development and Financing Work
The Old Rockbridge County Jail
The Old Rockbridge County Courthouse
The Southern Inn in Lexington
The Old Troubadour Theatre in Lexington
Community Bank for the Preservation of its Bank Building in Buena Vista
Washington and Lee University for Newcomb Hall
Virginia Military Institute for Gilham House