Top 10 True Western Towns of 2011 Our sixth annual award for Western towns that are the benchmark for preserving history.

Given to towns that have made an important contribution to preserving their pasts.

We hope this award will not only encourage federal, state and local governments to continue funding such efforts, but also inspire Western towns to reward its citizens and visitors alike by showcasing the buildings, sites and artifacts that reveal each town’s historical relevance to our nation.