Historic Gainesville Inc. (HGI) is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of historic preservation in the city of Gainesville, Florida, and surrounding Alachua County.

View HGI's complete mission statement

Read about how HGI was formed and how its members saved the Thomas Center from demolition

HGI sponsors community-oriented events throughout the year, including the annual Spring Pilgrimage and Preservation Fair.
Other projects include the designation of awards for preservation projects and the preparation of a tour guide brochure of Gainesville's historic districts. As a result of efforts by preservationists, three residential historic districts have been created within the City of Gainesville.

View information about upcoming events

Take a virtual tour of Historic Gainesville

Read about the history of Gainesville, Florida

Do you own a house or building over 50 years old in Gainesville or Alachua County, Florida ? If so, your property may be eligible for an official Historic Gainesville recognition plaque.

More information about historic plaques

Want to get involved?

A regular membership in HGI is $30 per year, or only $15 per year for students.  Corporate memberships are $100 per year.

Click here for a membership application

Members receive a quarterly newsletter, opportunities to participate in HGI's projects, and the satisfaction of knowing their support helps maintain the integrity of historic neighborhoods in our area.

[mailbox]You may also contact us via e-mail at hgi@afn.org.

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Last updated 8/08/99 by A.L.H.