Friday, October 7, 2016
This event is hosted by the Newseum, Knight Conference Center, 7th Floor, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Reception, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Awards Dinner and Presentation, 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Over the past four years, the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. has honored sixteen Washingtonians and D.C.-based organizations whose enduring contributions to our community have helped create, define, and preserve our city’s heritage.
On Friday, October 7, 2016, the Historical Society welcomes five more history makers to the growing list of distinguished honorees, recognized for their contributions to the fabric of life in Washington, D.C.
THE ASSOCIATION OF OLDEST INHABITANTS
Distinction in Historic Preservation
Accepted by William Brown
Distinction in Local Media
Accepted by Michael Schaffer, Editor
MAYOR ANTHONY WILLIAMS
Distinction in Civic Leadership
The Making D.C. History Awards is an annual event that supports the mission of the Historical Society and honors it as one of the city’s most important locally focused cultural institutions. Presented by The Historical Society of Washington, D.C.