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NJHC Now Accepting Nominations for the Richard J. Hughes Award and Awards of Recognition
All nominations are due by August 21, 2017

The New Jersey Historical Commission is accepting nominations for the Richard J. Hughes Award and Awards of Recognition.

The Richard J. Hughes Award is given every year for outstanding lifetime achievement in the field of New Jersey history. It is given to an individual in recognition of a series of contributions in the areas of scholarship, public history, conservation and preservation, and teaching.

Awards of Recognition are given every year to individuals or organizations that have made significant contributions to New Jersey history in the following categories:

  • For multiple contributions made over time;
  • For those who have had a positive impact on the ways in which audiences and/or communities are engaged in history;
  • For scholarship, public service, conservation and preservation efforts, special events, and teaching; and
  • For helping to increase public awareness.

All nominations are due by August 21, 2017 and must be submitted through the New Jersey Historical Commission’s website. Read more and submit your nomination at History.NJ.gov.