Historic Preservation Awards
Our annual awards are held in May each year.
- Click here to Nominate Someone
- Past winners from 1994 to present
- Information about the Historic Preservation Awards
Established in 1989 by Jerry Metcalf, Harriett Meloy, Jean Weeks, Lynn Moon, Kathy Macefield, Dennis McCahon, Dick Wall, and others, LCCHS has maintained a History Center in Downtown Helena since 2007. The History Center is currently located at US Bank, 302 N. Last Chance Gulch office. The bank's interior is the perfect backdrop for history, with its original Shorty Shope murals and the Broadwater Hotel's "Boy with the Leaky Boot" fountain, ca. 1889. LCCHS is a non-profit 501(c)(3), and its goal is to establish a permanent local history center in Helena.
To preserve elements of the history and prehistory of Lewis & Clark Co., MT, through the proper retention and preservation of artifacts, papers, stories, information, places and images and to employ these elements in a way that illustrates, informs, instructs and delights the people of Lewis & Clark Co. and elsewhere, Furthermore, the Society exists to support, assist and promote the furtherance of other groups appropriately dedicated to a like cause so it may lend its name, its energy and its assembled abilities thereto.