Call for Nominations for Twentieth Annual Heritage Awards

August 31, 2023

Do you know a great heritage practitioner? An outstanding heritage-related project? Perhaps a valuable staff member or dedicated volunteer you would like to publicly acknowledge?

The Chesapeake Crossroads Heritage Area seeks nominations for its Twentieth 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 2023, nominations are invited in eleven categories, including Heritage Tourism Product Award, Heritage Volunteer Award, Heritage Partnership Award, Heritage Sponsor of the Year, Heritage Professional of the Year, Heritage Interpreter of the Year, New Outdoors Initiative Award, DEIA in Programming Award, Public/Private Initiative Award, 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:

The nominations deadline is Friday, October 6, 2023. A heritage area awards committee will review and evaluate nominations.

You can read the list of past honorees here.

Thank you for your nominations! We are looking forward to recognizing excellence at our 20th Annual Heritage Awards, on November 2, 2023, at Historic Baldwin Hall, 1358 Millersville, Road, Millersville. Stay tuned for more details! Tickets are $10 and are available through Eventbrite or at the door.

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