We here at Magnolia are truly honored to have been included with the recipients of the Historic Preservation Awards presented by S.C. Gov. Nikki R. Haley. Pictured above from left are Beverly M. Donald, Superintendent, Magnolia Cemetery; Gov..Haley; Robert Gurley, Director of Advocacy, Preservation Society of Charleston; and Craig Bennett, Jr., Bennett Preservation Engineering.
Thanks and gratitude go to the PreservationSociety of Charleston for including the Magnolia Cemetery Receiving Tomb on its “Seven to Save” project, Craig Bennett, Jr. with the Bennett Preservation Engineering PC for his expert contributions to the project, and the family of Ted Ashton Phillips, Jr. for graciously making this project happen.
On June 11, 2014 at the State House, the Preservation Society of Charleston, Bennett Engineering PC and Magnolia Cemetery Trust all received the Honor Award for Historic Preservation. The South Carolina Historic Preservation Awards in partnership with the PalmettoTrust for Historic Preservation and the South Carolina Department of Archives and History present this Historic Preservation Award in recognition of exceptional accomplishments in the preservation, rehabilitation, and interpretation of South Carolina’s architectural and cultural and heritage.
The Board of Trustees for Magnolia Cemetery Trust extends gratitude to each of the entities for all their involvement, hard work and interest in Magnolia Cemetery and look forward to working with you all in the future.