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Join Chesapeake Crossroads for the Nineteenth Annual Heritage Awards on Thursday, November 10

Nov 08 2022

Join Chesapeake Crossroads for the Nineteenth Annual Heritage Awards on Thursday, November 10

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Celebrate history, heritage and excellence as the Chesapeake Crossroads Heritage Area celebrates its Nineteenth Annual Heritage Awards! These awards recognize individuals, organizations, programs and achievements that contribute to our community by interpreting, promoting, preserving, researching and/or supporting our historical legacy.

NEW THIS YEAR: This year we will be recycling and composting – making our event zero-waste! Many thanks to Annapolis Green for their guidance and support and to Annapolis Compost for handling the compost details!

Please join us as we gather again to reconnect and celebrate this year’s outstanding honorees!

HERITAGE TOURISM PRODUCT OF THE YEAR AWARD – EXHIBIT: Museum of Historic Annapolis Exhibition, “Annapolis: An American Story”

HERITAGE TOURISM PRODUCT OF THE YEAR AWARD – TOUR: USNA Visitor Center, Anchors Aweigh Music Tour

HERITAGE VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD — Roy Benner, Goshen Farm Preservation Society

HERITAGE PARTNERSHIP AWARD – Elktonia – Carr’s Beach Land Conservation & Heritage Preservation Project 

Government Partners:

  • City of Annapolis
  • Anne Arundel County
  • State of Maryland
  • National Park Service, Chesapeake
  • U.S. Senator Ben Cardin
  • Maryland Senator Sarah Elfreth

Private Partners:

  • Blacks of the Chesapeake Foundation
  • Chesapeake Conservancy
  • The Conservation Fund
  • Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture

HERITAGE SPONSOR OF THE YEAR – Annapolis Cars, Sponsor of Boatyard Beach Bash

OUTDOORS INITIATIVE AWARD – Chesapeake Children’s Museum

HERITAGE STEWARDSHIP AWARD — Bob & Vera Wiest, AA County Cultural Resources

HERITAGE LEADERSHIP AWARD — Robert C. Clark

The event will be held on Thursday, November 10th at 5 p.m., in the Blue Heron Room at Quiet Waters Park. Tickets are $10 per person at Eventbrite or at the door. Light refreshments will be served. Please join us as we gather again to reconnect and celebrate this year’s outstanding honorees!

If you would like to purchase a ticket in advance through Eventbrite, please use this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chesapeake-crossroads-nineteenth-annual-heritage-awards-tickets-434087014947

We look forward to seeing you as we celebrate our Nineteenth Annual Heritage Awards on November 10!

Gallery photos below courtesy of Valentino Owens