Awards and Recognitions

George Walton

Porter Fleming Grant by the Trustees of the Academy of Richmond County 2024

The Porter Fleming Foundation directs the Trustees of the Academy to “contribute annually to the educational, literary, artistic, scientific, historical, musical, and cultural enrichment of the lives of the residents of the City of Augusta and the geographical area.” This grant will be used to expand and enrich the interpretation in the cellar kitchen and weaving room.

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution State Historic Preservation Project Contest First Place Award 2021

“The purpose of this contest is to recognize and honor an NSDAR chapter or state society that has completed an outstanding project in historic preservation.”

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation Excellence in Stewardship Award 2020

“For more than 40 years, the Trust has recognized preservation projects and individuals in the state who have made significant contributions to the field of historic preservation.”

Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau Tourism Grant 2008 – 2011, 2016, 2019

“The Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) Tourism Grant Program is designed to enhance visitor and tourism promotional efforts, and tourism product development for the Augusta area.”

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Historic Preservation Grant 2016

“The DAR Historic Preservation Grants provide financial support for local community projects that preserve historic resources, sites and other history-related projects.”

Watson Brown Grant 2012

“The Watson-Brown Foundation awards grants to qualifying organizations that have an abiding interest in the history and culture of the South.”

Historic Augusta Award 2006

“Each year, Historic Augusta recognizes property owners who have made significant contributions to the preservation, rehabilitation, and/or restoration of historic buildings and sites.”