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Four Rivers Heritage Area Hosts Virtual Ceremony for Seventeenth Annual Heritage Awards

Dec 28 2020

Four Rivers Heritage Area Hosts Virtual Ceremony for Seventeenth Annual Heritage Awards

Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town and South County, held its Seventeenth Annual Heritage Awards on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, via Facebook Live. These awards recognize individuals, organizations, partnerships, programs and products that contribute significantly to the community by interpreting, promoting, preserving, researching and/or supporting our historical legacy. The honorees have had a lasting impact on authentic stories and experiences at our museums and historic attractions, the sustainability of local organizations, and the preservation of the history and heritage of the local community. We are pleased to announce the honorees to be recognized this year:

 

 

HERITAGE TOURISM PRODUCT AWARD – EXPERIENCE

Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park, Wilma Lee Tour

HERITAGE TOURISM PRODUCT AWARD – BOOK
The Maryland State House: 250 Years of History

  • Mimi Scrivener Calver, Author
  • Medford Canby, Photographer


HERITAGE VOLUNTEER AWARD
Cathy Oliver, Galesville Heritage Society

HERITAGE VOLUNTEER AWARD
Catherine Schmidt, Historic Annapolis

LEGACY AWARD
“Cooking On The Chesapeake” Culinary Programs

  • Galesville Community Center Organization
  • Vincent O. Leggett

HERITAGE PARTNERSHIP AWARD
“A Celebration of Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass”

HERITAGE PARTNERSHIP AWARD
“A Celebration of Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass”

  • Maryland State Archives
  • Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture
  • National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom (National Park Service)
  • Maryland Department of Commerce – Office of Tourism
  • Friends of the Maryland State Archives

HERITAGE INTERPRETER OF THE YEAR
Nannetta Hall, Historic Annapolis

PUBLIC/PRIVATE INITIATIVE AWARD
Anne Arundel County Lynching Memorial

PUBLIC/PRIVATE INITIATIVE AWARD
Anne Arundel County Lynching Memorial

  • Connecting the Dots
  • Maryland Lynching Memorial Project
  • Equal Justice Initiative
  • Anne Arundel County
  • City of Annapolis

PUBLIC/PRIVATE INITIATIVE AWARD

  • Monica Lindsey and Jennifer Haber, co-chairs
  • Emma Buchman,
  • Lee Zanger,
  • Jane Zanger,
  • Renee Cantori,
  • Will Schwarz

HERITAGE PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
Carrie Kiewitt, Historic Annapolis

HERITAGE LEADERSHIP AWARD
Mimi Scrivener Calver

 

 

Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County, one of Maryland’s 13 certified heritage areas, is a partnership among the State of Maryland, Anne Arundel County, the City of Annapolis, the town of Highland Beach, and local historic sites, heritage organizations, and heritage-related businesses, to encourage economic vitality through historic preservation and heritage tourism. For more information, please contact Executive Director Carol Benson at the Four Rivers office at 410-222-1805, or by sending an e-mail to [email protected]