The American Association for State and Local History announced the 2022 Leadership in History Award Winners, the most prestigious recognition for achievement in preserving and interpreting state and local history.
The following winners are from the Mid-Atlantic Region:
- John Dickinson Plantation, Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs for Search, Discovery, and Interpretation of the African Burial Ground at the John Dickinson Plantation
District of Columbia
- President Lincoln’s Cottage for Reflections on Grief and Child Loss
President Lincoln’s Cottage is also a recipient of the HIP (History in Progress) Award, which is given at the discretion of the awards committee to 5% or less of the total winners of the Award of Excellence. This award is for a “highly inspirational project, exhibits exceptional scholarship, or is exceedingly entrepreneurial in funding, partnerships, or collaborations, creative problem solving, or unusual project design and inclusiveness.”
- Lackawanna Historical Society for Beyond Our Doorstep: Bringing Local History into Your Home
- Museum of the American Revolution for When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807
- Ned and Linda Heindel for 45 years of service to the Williams Township Historical Society
- Science History Institute for Downstream
- Senator John Heinz History Center for American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
- Stenton Museum and National Society of The Colonial Dames of America Pennsylvania for Virtual History Hunters
- The JXN Project and the Moon Sisters for The JXN Project
- Literacy InterActives, Inc. for This is Us: Preserving Our Church Histories
- Watermen’s Museum for Bay to Belly Traveling Exhibit
Click here for more information on the AASLH and the 77th annual Leadership in History Awards.