Awards & Honors

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2018: Citation from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for 80 Years of Service (Nov 2018)

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2018: Citation from the Pennsylvania Senate for 80 Years of Service (Nov 2018)

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The Lawrence County Historical Society has been honored with the following prestigious awards from the Pennsylvania Federation of Museums and Historical Organizations. PFMHO represents the interests of the over 1,000 museums and related organizations throughout the Commonwealth. The Pennsylvania Federation of Museums and Historical Organizations is now called PA Museums.

1999: www.iLoveHistory.com website design by Michael S. Waddington

  • Award: Honorable Mention
  • Site name changed (since 1999) to www.LawrenceCHS.com and design amended. The Society does not have any current affiliation or connection with the site name iLoveHistory.com
  • Photo: Michael S. Waddington receiving Honorable Mention Award for our 1999 website design
Michael S. Waddington

1995: D-Day Remembered: exhibit on Local D-Day Survivors by Shane Seeley

  • Award: Honorable Mention (contained Photos and Oral Histories

1995: Bridges to the Past: Pictorial History of Lawrence County by Don Fox

1994: The Kurtz Family of Lawrence County: History of a Local-World Renowned Family by Robert A. Presnar

1991: Ira D. Sankey Sesquicentennial Celebration: In Collaboration with All Lawrence County Churches

  • Award: Honorable Mention

1987: Lawrence County Trivia: An Academic Competition in the Schools

  • Received Award of Merit