The contest will run all summer from June 1 to August 31
Presented by the Plano Conservancy, the contest is open to all. Grab your camera and shoot some photos that tell the story of Plano’s history.
Photos must relate to Plano history and must include a caption (50 words or less) describing where the photo was taken and its connection to Plano’s past.
Photos should be minimally edited for color or exposure only, no photo manipulations.
Photos will be judged on photo quality, creativity, and the photo’s ability to tell a story about Plano history.
One winning photographer’s work will be selected for each of these four categories:
Historic Train (Including Abandoned Railroad Lines)
Prizes: Copies of Hidden History of Plano and Haunted Plano. To Enter: Send your photo as an attachment (JPG format, no more than 4 MB) to:
Deadline is 5 p.m. Central time on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. Please submit one photo per email to ensure that the files do not exceed email size limits. Multiple entries are accepted, however, there is a limit of one prize per individual entering the contest.
Your gifts, whether large or small, help us achieve our mission of preserving, promoting, and protecting Plano and Collin County's history.
We send our newsletter every month on the 1st.
We host free, interactive exhibits at the Interurban Railway Museum and organize educational annual events like Hike Through History and the Plano Archaeology Fair at historic Plano locations.
We work with local Plano cemeteries to preserve & restore headstones, protect them from property damage, and promote their historical significance in the community.
We manage the City of Plano's Interurban Railway Museum. Our office is also located in the museum building.
A look a the Plano Conservancy and its role in preserving our past.