State History Award for 2008

Each year, the Historical Society of Michigan presents State History Awards to individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the appreciation and understanding of Michigan history. The awards recognize the excellence of achievement by an individual or organization in the collection, preservation, and/or promotion of state and local history in the following categories:

  •  Lifetime Achievement Award
  •  Distinguished Volunteer Service (Individuals only)
  •  Distinguished Professional Service (Individuals only)
  •  Books: University & Commercial Press
  •  Books: Private Printing
  •  Books: Children & Youth
  •  Businesses
  •  Communications: Newsletters & Websites
  •  Education: Educational Programs
  •  Education: Educator
  •  Institutions
  •  Local Societies
  •  Media
  •  Restoration/Preservation
  •  Special Programs/Events

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This web site was the recipient of the State History Award for 2008 in category Communications: Newsletters and Websites.

Keep Michigan Beautiful's President's Plaque

Keep Michigan Beautiful, Inc. annually recognizes programs and activities that substantially contribute to environmental improvement, clean up, beautification, site restoration and historical preservation. Our awards are: The President's Plaque, (our highest award); The Michigan Plaque; The Distinguished Service Plaque and The Award of Merit.

These awards are given in the following categories:

  • City, County or State Government
  • Community Group
  • School or Youth Group
  • Business
  • An Individual Person

In 2009, the Arcadia Area Historical Museum received the President's Plaque. Click here for more information.

Other Internet-Based Awards

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