5 honored May 5 at Montana Historic Preservation Awards

Two historians and three projects will be recognized Friday during the biennial Montana Historic Preservation Awards at The Myrna Loy Theater in Helena.

Hosted by the Montana State Historic Preservation Office of the Montana Historical Society, recipients include:

Ellen Baumler

 Historian Ellen Baumler (Outstanding Contributions to Historic Preservation); Historian Chere Jiusto (Outstanding Contributions to Historic Preservation); The Como Schoolhouse Corp. (Outstanding Historic Preservation Stewardship, the Como School in Ravalli County); Grove & Co., LLC (Outstanding Local Preservation Project, F.M. Mack General Store in Augusta); Fagg Family Properties, LLC and HGFA Architects (Outstanding Historic Preservation Rehabilitation Project – Governor’s Award, the Kate Fratt Memorial Parochial School in Billings). People are also reading…

“Recognizing Montana’s outstanding heritage places and those people who help preserve them remains a cornerstone to successful historic preservation in our state,” state Historic Preservation Officer Pete Brown said in a news release. 

Historian Chere Jiusto 

Certificates will be presented to owners of 25 properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places

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