The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) announced the winners of the 77th annual Leadership in History Awards, the most prestigious recognition for achievement in the preservation and interpretation of state and local history.
This year, AASLH confers 53 national awards representing 31 states and Canada honoring people, projects, exhibits, and programs. The Connecticut winners are:
Both are #CTHFunded and CLHO Award of Merit winners.
Wood Memorial not only received an Award of Excellence, but also an HIP Award! The HIP (History in Progress) Award is given at the discretion of the awards committee to 5% or less of the total winners of the Award of Excellence. It is for a project that is highly inspirational, exhibits exceptional scholarship, and/or is exceedingly entrepreneurial in terms of funding, partnerships, or collaborations, creative problem solving, or unusual project design and inclusiveness.