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Historic Preservation & Archaeology > Public Outreach > Preservation Month > Historic Preservation Month Photo Contest Winners Historic Preservation Month Photo Contest Winners

We would like to thank all of our entrants for their wonderful submissions!

The Historic Preservation Month photo contest started in 2005. The winners from every contest are shown here. Every May, we partner with cities across the state to exhibit a collection of photos from previous contests. View the 2014 exhibit sites.

2013

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Winner

Muncie

Andrew Bissonnette
Muncie (Delaware County)
Night photo of East Main Street

2nd Place

Boyleston

Scott Roberts
Boyleston (Clinton County)
Rail Elevator

2012

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Winner

 Hammond Masonic Temple (click to enlarge)

Larry D. Mickow, Jr.,
Hammond, Lake County
Hammond Masonic Temple (Demolished)

Second Place

Harmony Way Bridge (click to enlarge)

Ronald Bryant
New Harmony, Posey County and White County, Illinois
Harmony Way Bridge (over the Wabash River)

2011

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Winner

2011 winner

Melissa Jones
Delphi, IN
Delphi Opera House

Second Place

2011 second place

Alan McConnell
Delphi, IN
Delphi Opera House

Third Place

2011 third place

Robert Hammitt
Kokomo, IN
Seiberling Mansion

2010

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Winner
US Courthouse and Post Office
Faith Revell
Indianapolis, IN
U.S. Courthouse and Post Office.

 

Second Place

Good enough barn

April Raver
Peru, IN
Good Enough Barn

2009 Winners

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Winner: Age 13 years or older
Holiday Park - Indianapolis, IN
Chris Ross
McCordsville, IN
Holiday Park - Indianapolis, IN

Runner Up: Age 13 years or older
Boyce Block - Muncie IN
John Chaille
Muncie, IN
Boyce Block - Muncie, IN

Winner: Age 12 or younger
Schimpff's - Jeffersonville, IN

Devan Smith
Salem, IN
Schimpff's - Jeffersonville, IN

2008 Winners

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Winner: Age 13 years or older
Row of Houses - New Albany, IN

Eli Beardsley
New Albany, IN
Row of Houses - New Albany, IN

Runner Up: Age 13 years or older
Smitty's Standard Station - Lafayette, IN
Clay Oppy
Lafayette, IN
Smitty's Standard Station - Lafayette, IN

2007 Winners

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Winner: Age 13 years or older
DePew Fountain in Indianapolis
Pamela Denny-Rohrbach
Indianapolis, IN
The black and white image is of the DePew Fountain in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Runner Up: Age 13 years or older
Oasis Diner, Plainfield, Indiana
Mark Farley
Indianapolis, IN
The interior of the Oasis Diner, Plainfield, Indiana.

Winner: Age 12 or younger
Detail of Kerr Lock in Wabash County
Matthew Hunt
Largo, IN
Matthew's photo is a detail of Kerr Lock in Wabash County.

Thanks again to all of our entrants!

2006 Winners

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Winner: Age 13 years or older
The 1920 First Baptist Church in West Baden
Harold Brown
French Lick, IN
The black and white image is of the 1920 First Baptist Church in West Baden.

Prize: Registration to 2006 Cornelius O'Brien Conference on Historic Preservation OR $50.00 gift certificate to the Indiana Historical Bureau Gift Shop

Runner Up: Age 13 years or older
The demolition of St. Paul’s Cathedral in Fort Wayne
Jason Swisher

Fort Wayne, IN
This dramatic color image shows the demolition of St. Paul’s Cathedral in Fort Wayne.

Prize: Tickets to the 150th Indiana State Fair

Winner: Age 12 or younger
Detail of two residential doorways
Kayla Hall
Vevay, IN
Kayla's photo is a detail of two residential doorways.

Prize: One year family membership to the Indiana State Museum

2005 Winners

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Winner: Age 13 years or older
The interior rotunda and murals of the recently restored 1902 Allen County Courthouse, a National Historic Landmark
Robert Pence

Fort Wayne, IN
Robert photographed the interior rotunda and murals of the recently restored 1902 Allen County Courthouse, a National Historic Landmark.

Prize: Registration to 2005 Cornelius O'Brien Conference on Historic Preservation

Runner Up: Age 13 years or older
Photo of a 1909 iron bridge in Orange County near French Lick.
Julianna Strange

Anderson, IN.
Photo of a 1909 iron bridge in Orange County near French Lick.

Prize: Tickets to the 150th Indiana State Fair

Winner: Age 12 or younger
Photograph of a log cabin south of Centerton.
Erica Garbers

Martinsville, IN
Photograph of a log cabin south of Centerton.

Prize: One year family membership to the Indiana State Museum