Elizabeth Sargent Warren Historic Preservation Award

The Elizabeth Sargent Warren Award was established in 2013 to honor long-time preservationist and Barrington resident Elizabeth Sargent (Bonnie) Warren. The award, which is presented at the BPS annual meeting in January, recognizes an individual or business for outstanding work in preserving the historic character of a property or landscape, or for exceptional effort in advocating for preservation or historic or community pride in Barrington.

Recipients of the Warren Award:

2013: Elizabeth Sargent Warren, in whose name the award is established, for her many years of leadership and service in support of historic preservation in Barrington and in Rhode Island.

2014: Egbert, a Narragansett Bay scallop boat, built 1885, and the Terhune family of Stanley’s Boat Yard, who have faithfully preserved this wonderful working and pleasure boat, a compelling symbol of Barrington’s and Rhode Island’s maritime heritage.


2016: Bernard and Jane Scola of Barrington, in recognition of their forty-five-year stewardship of the iconic boathouse at 38 Mathewson Road, as well as many years of leadership in the Society and promoting preservation in Barrington.