2021 Local Legend nominations due May 31
Nominations for the Local Legend Award are accepted year-round but must be received by May 31 to be considered for the 2021 awards. If you would like to nominate someone to be honored as a Local Legend, please complete a nomination form (Wordfill or pdf) and email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or print and mail to the Planning and Development Services Department (address in the Nominations section below).
Please note that the nomination instructions have changed slightly. In order to emphasize the historic aspect of the awards, nominations must reflect contributions made to Round Rock’s history at least 40 years ago.
About the Local Legend Awards
The Local Legend Award is a Round Rock historic preservation program recognizing contributions to Round Rock’s history in the areas of historic preservation, history, culture, diversity, and/or heritage. Local Legend nominations must have a direct connection to the founding of the City of Round Rock or help tell the complete story of the City of Round Rock after its founding through city development, preservation issues, achievements and efforts. A nominee may be a person, place, object or site that reflects contributions to Round Rock’s history at least 40 years ago.
Each year’s Local Legends are selected late summer, but nominations for future awards are accepted year-round. If you would like to nominate someone to be honored as a Local Legend, please complete a nomination form (Wordfill or pdf) and email to email@example.com, or print and mail to:
The Historic Preservation Commission
c/o Planning and Development Services Department
301 W. Bagdad Avenue, Suite 210
Round Rock, TX 78664
Local Legends are selected by a volunteer committee appointed by the HPC. The Committee is responsible for outreach to encourage nominations, reviewing nominations to select the Local Legends, and assisting with the award presentation to the City Council. If you are interested in being a part of the Local Legend Selection Committee please send a completed Selection Committee application to either:
- Send a completed pdf copy (or just send that info on the application in the body of an email) to firstname.lastname@example.org or
- Print and mail to: Planning & Development Services Department, 301 W. Bagdad Ave. Ste. 210, Round Rock TX 78664
T. Nyle Maxwell Jr.
Vera and Joe Bloomer
James W. Carothers (1923-2004)
Rev. Freeman Smalley (1790-1881)
Dr. Thomas Kenney & Kenney Fort
Louis Henna (1914-1990)
Rose Marie “Posey” McClung
No awards 2007 & 2008
Thomas C. Oatts (1815-1885)
No awards between 2003-2005
Allen R. Baca (1921-2002)
No awards in 1999
Lone Star Bakery
Trinity Lutheran Home
Mrs. Tiny McNeese (1902-1998)
Joe Lee Johnson