Local residents honored with Heritage Awards

The winners of the annual Heart of the Chesapeake Heritage Area Awards have been announced! We present these awards each year to people and organizations who do so much to preserve and promote Dorchester County’s rich history and heritage. Congratulations to the 2014 winners:
• Outstanding Project – East New Market Heritage Committee for East New Market Heritage Day.
• Organizational Excellence Award – Nanticoke Historic Preservation Alliance for two projects in one year: Voices of Indiantown documentary and Native American Longhouse at Handsell by Daniel Firehawk Abbott.
• Individual Achievement Award – Ellen Mousin, for managing the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Conference, which just happened in mid-June in Cambridge.
• Business Partner of the Year – Reids Grove Country Store and the Bradshaw Family.
Also, a big thanks to Palm Beach Willie’s Fine Food and Spirits, where we held the event, for the fine food and great views!

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