Do you know a great heritage practitioner? Perhaps a valuable staff member or dedicated volunteer you would like to publicly acknowledge?
Four Rivers Heritage Area seeks nominations for its Eighteenth Annual Heritage Awards. 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.
In 2021, nominations are invited in ten categories, including Heritage Tourism Product Award, Heritage Volunteer Award, Heritage Partnership Award, Heritage Professional of the Year, Heritage Interpreter of the Year, Legacy Award, and Public/Private Initiative Award. Other categories include the Sponsor of the Year Award, the Stewardship Award, and the Heritage Leadership Award, which goes to an individual for significant and long-lasting contributions to local history and heritage. Self-nominations are accepted. Nomination forms can be downloaded here:
Completed nominations must include a brief written statement on why you feel your nominee should be recognized in a particular category. Supplemental materials are required in some categories. Please scan your nomination materials and send via e-mail to: email@example.com. Questions? Please call the staff at 410-627-6018.
The nominations deadline is October 8, 2021. A heritage area awards committee will review and evaluate nominations.
Download a list of past awards honorees:
Thank you for your nominations!! We are looking forward to recognizing excellence at our 18th Annual Heritage Awards, which this year will be combined with our 20th Anniversary Celebration on November 4th at 5 p.m.!