By: Staff Reports | Gwinnett Citizen

Lawrenceville Accepting Nominees for Heritage Trail Medallions
The Heritage Trail Walkway Commemorates Historic Leaders in City’s Development Efforts

The City of Lawrenceville and the Downtown Development Authority(DDA) have partnered to construct a walking trail that is designed to pay homage to individuals - throughout Gwinnett County history - who have made significant contributions to the City of Lawrenceville.

Known as the Heritage Trail, the walkway commences at the Gwinnett Fallen Heroes Memorialand ends in front of Rhodes Jordan Park. Honorees for the Heritage Trail Medallions are chosen annually through a meticulous nomination process. Individuals are selected based on their extraordinary contributions to the development or well-being of Lawrenceville and/or its residents. 

Residents and guests strolling through the Downtown area have the opportunity to learn about Lawrenceville’s proudest accomplishments and the individuals whose efforts facilitated these opportunities. 

“The honorees selected are those who demonstrated a passion for growth and innovation in the City of Lawrenceville,” said Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson. “When residents and guests walk the Heritage Trail, they have the opportunity to explore our growing community and also learn about Lawrenceville’s rich history.”

This year, The DDA will accept applications for nominees for a Heritage Trail Medallion from September 15th – November 15th. Candidates may be submitted by Lawrenceville citizens or any organization operating within Lawrenceville city limits. 

“Each year, we continue to receive nominations for phenomenal individuals whose contributions to Lawrenceville were both significant and historic,” said David Still, Chairman of the Downtown Development Authority. “Projects like the Heritage Trail combine history with present-day revitalization efforts to create an attraction that both residents and tourists can enjoy.”

To nominate a deserving and qualified individual for this opportunity, please review the process and fill-out the application before Sunday, Nov. 15.

Application and process can be downloaded online at www.LawrencevilleGa.org. Go to Government (top), then Boards & Commissions (left menu), and look for the Downtown Development Authority page. 

Applications, with qualification summary, should be submitted by November 15th:
LAWRENCEVILLE DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
ATTN: Heritage Trail Nominations 
P.O. Box 502  
Lawrenceville, GA 30046