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Annual Award Celebration


The Newport Historical Society's Annual Awards Celebration is a festive reception, featuring the presentation of the Society's Annual Awards.

The Newport Historical Society 2003 Annual Awards Celebration will be held at the historic Newport Colony House in Newport, on Friday, May 30 at 6:00 PM.

Awards presented at the celebration are:

Volunteer of the Year , honoring an individual who has made a significant contribution to the goals of the Society;

Historic Preservation Award , acknowledging the noteworthy restoration of historic properties in Newport County;

History Fair & College Essay Contest , awarded to Aquidneck Island fifth, seventh, and eleventh graders, and a Rhode Island college student;

Award for Excellence in Newport History , honoring the author of the best article to appear in our quarterly journal in the past two years.

Tickets are available at the Newport Historical Society, 82 Touro Street, Newport,
or call (401) 846-0813 for more information.