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historic plaque program

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A Griffin-Spalding Historical Society Plaque symbolizes architectural and/or historical significance in our community.  


Our plaque recognizes not only the importance of a property, it honors the people associated with that property. The award and ultimate purchase of a plaque constitutes an honor worth evaluating.

Bronze or Aluminum selections available

The plaque size is 13 3/4" wide by 8 1/2" deep and will be priced at $150 for the bronze aluminum and $250 for the solid bronze.  After Jan. 1, 2024, the price increases to $250 for the bronze aluminum plaque and $300 for the solid bronze plaque.


The purchase of a plaque for approved properties also includes a one-year Family/Dual Membership to the Griffin-Spalding Historical Society. Purchase may be tax-deductible.


Donation Tax Status

The Griffin-Spalding Historical Society, is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization under Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  The Griffin-Spalding Historical Society exists to preserve and share the history of Griffin and Spalding County, and to promote the preservation and use of their historical places. Your donations help the Historical Society continue their mission.



Applying for a Griffin-Spalding Historical Society plaque is a simple process. The property must be 50 years of age and the owner complete the application, providing us with information on the history and significance of the property in question. Our knowledgeable staff will review the application and determine if the property meets our criteria for recognition. If it does, we will award it a plaque, which can be proudly displayed to share its significance with the community.  These plaques are ornamental only - they don’t protect or limit properties from demolition or renovation. Rather, they exist as symbols of significance to honor the events and people associated with that property.

Once awarded and purchased, a plaque must remain with the original address and is not transferable to another property. 

HistoricPlaque Application

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