HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO PRESENT ROCKLAND COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S HISTORIC PRESERVATION AWARDS

The Historical Society of Rockland County (HSRC) is pleased to announce the 23rd annual Rockland County Executive’s Historic Preservation Merit Awards. These awards are presented in recognition of outstanding historic preservation efforts in Rockland County. The awards will be presented at a country supper on the grounds of the Historical Society’s historic Jacob Blauvelt Homestead in New City on Sunday, May 19. (May is National Historic Preservation Month. The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s theme for 2013 is ‘See! Save! Celebrate!’)

The 23rd Annual Rockland County Executive’s Historic Preservation Merit Awards for 2013 are:
– The Margaret B. and John R. Zehner Award: Firth Haring Fabend
– Preservation Leadership: Chuck Stead
– Preservation / Restoration: 167 East Central Avenue, Pearl River, Capital Management Group
– Preservation / Restoration: Bridge Street Bridge, Piermont, The County of Rockland Highway Department
– Continuing Use: Relief Hose No. 3, Haverstraw
– Adaptive Use: Jan Degenshein, Architect, Supportive Living Facility for Women

For more information on the award process, or to find out how to attend the Country Supper visit www.RocklandHistory.org or contact the Historical Society of Rockland County at 845-634-9629 or info@rocklandhistory.org.