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Posted on: March 13, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Historic Photo Contest

A building with a bell tower and trees


The City of Longview’s Historic Preservation Commission invites you to participate in the Historic Preservation Month photo contest. Celebrate our shared historic heritage by taking your best photo, and submitting it and your entry form for a chance to see your photo displayed in a City building, or on the website or Facebook page! Winners will also receive a certificate, and their photo mounted on foam core.

One winner and two honorable mentions will be chosen from each of three divisions: Elementary school (K-5), middle/high school (6-12), and adult.

The winners’ photos will:

  • Show a historic place - building, park, bridge, or monument - within the city limits of Longview (historic place is a feature 50 years or older) 
  • Be recent (taken within the last year)
  • Demonstrate good basic photography skills of composition, lighting, etc
  • Be original and creative

Contest is open now. Enter by emailing your photo to 


Name of Photographer 

Street Address 

City, State, Zip Code 

Telephone Number 

Which division are you entering? 

Grades K - 5

Grades 6 - 12


If submitted for a class, please list teacher's name and school:

If photographer is under the age of 18, please list age and name of parent/guardian:

Submission deadline is April 21st.  Winners will be announced by April 29. Good luck!

Any questions please contact the Longview Historic Preservation Commission at

Some historic places in Longview are listed on the local historic register: 

Other examples are online at this state-wide website: 

The fine print: One entry per photographer. Amateur photographers only. 10MB maximum file size; .jpg or .png file types only. Basic editing allowed, but heavy use of editing software is discouraged. Minors must have parent/guardian permission to enter. Use best judgment on getting permission from private property owner before taking photographs. No identifiable people or pets. HPC members may enter but not win.

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