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Annual Conference + Annual Awards

The Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission (RIHPHC) presents the Annual Rhode Island Statewide Historic Preservation Conference in different communities around the state. The annual conference provides local preservationists to network, share ideas, present recent projects, and discuss new challenges. For more information about upcoming and past events, click on the links below.


Preservation, Recreation and Sport:
The 34th Annual R.I. Statewide Historic Preservation Conference

Saturday, April 6, 2019
East Providence

review past conferences here

For 20 years, the RIHPHC presented Preservation Awards at the Annual Conference to honor remarkable people, projects, and programs that preserve special places in Rhode Island. Since 2009, RIHPHC has teamed up with Preserve Rhode Island to present The Rhody Awards for Historic Preservation.

belcourt of newport

The Rhody Awards for Historic Preservation
at The Preservation Celebration

Sunday, October 21 at Belcourt of Newport