Plaques or Stars or Markers

  • National Register Plaques: Commemorative National Register of Historic Places plaques are up to the interest of the property owner. As long the plaques are placed on the building or on an existing concrete post, they are not regulated by HARC. 
  • Preservation Star: A preservation star is an award given out by the Historic Florida Keys Foundation to recognize excellence in for preservation, restoration, rehabilitation and new construction. For more information on how to apply for a Preservation Award, please visit the Preservation Awards page. They are not regulated by HARC.
  • Florida Historic Marker: The Florida Historical Marker Program is a popular program from the Division of Historical Resources. It is designed to raise public awareness of Florida’s rich cultural history and to enhance the enjoyment of historic sites by citizens and tourists. For more information on how to apply, please visit the Historical Markers page. These markers are reviewed by HARC for their placement on the property/site.
  • Key West Historic Marker: There is a program by the Key West Historic Marker Tour that places plaques on historic sites and buildings to provide interpretation for a free audio walking tour. These plaques are reviewed by HARC for their placement on the property.
National Register Plaque
Preservation Star
Florida Historic Marker
Key West Historic Marker