Each year the Dutchess County Historical Society offers awards that recognize and encourage best practices in local history.
The Helen Wilkinson Reynolds Award goes to an individual who has demonstrated a commitment to the “necessary and accurate pursuit of historical truth.”
The Dutchess Award is given for “exceptional contributions in preservation, history & education.”
The Business of Historic Distinction Award is given for longstanding tradition of service & commitment to Dutchess County residents.
Eileen Mylod Hayden Award for teachers who impart a love of local history on students.
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