Gardens and House Honors and Recognitions
2014 The Club was presented with an Historic Preservation Stewardship Award jointly by The Palmetto Trust, SC Department of History and Archives and the Office of the Governor. The presentation was made by Governor Haley at the Statehouse on June 11.
2014 The Woman’s Club was on the program of the annual SC Historic Preservation Conference, Columbia, April 22. The session was on historic gardens.
2014 600 College Avenue was approved for historic status by the Board of Historic Review, the Planning Commission and the City Council thus extending the Charlotte Avenue/Aiken Avenue Historic District by .23 acres.
2013 the gardens were named to the list of SC Historic Gardens by the SC Historic
Landscape Initiative, the only garden in the Rock Hill area so named.
2012 The Woman’s Club was one of only two in the nation chosen to present
a workshop at the International General Federation of Women’s Clubs convention held in Charlotte NC in June. The subject was garden restoration. During convention, the Club hosted almost 50 clubwomen from around the country for a tour of the clubhouse and gardens and Southern refreshments were served.
2010 The gardens were chosen by the national Garden Conservancy for inclusion in its Open Days program, which opens exceptional gardens to the public for tours. It was the only one in in South Carolina chosen; each year only about 300 nationally are chosen. www.gardenconservancy.org
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2007 GFWC-SC Project of the Year Award
2003 Historic Rock Hill Preservation Award Winner
1992 607 Aiken (clubhouse) was included as a contributing property to the Charlotte Avenue/Aiken Avenue Historic District which was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The house since that time has been known as the Armstrong-Mauldin House.