Historians can earn recognition

Published 12:00 am Friday, March 25, 2011

The North Carolina Society of Historians is taking nominations for its annual recognition of state, regional and local historians and genealogists who excel in the collection and preservation of Tar Heel history.
Awards will be presented to winning authors, publishers or creators of history books, historical fiction, DVDs, journals, newsletters, magazine and newspaper articles and museums at the societyís annual program in October.
Subjects may range from general history to histories of families and churches. Except in the Historian of the Year category, nominees need not be residents of North Carolina.
Deadline for nominations is June 30. A detailed list of categories may be viewed on the NCSH website ncsocietyofhistorians.org. Forms also may be obtained from ncsh@earthlink.net or geneslady@charter.net or through the mail by sending your request to Elizabeth Sherrill, President, NCSH, Inc. P.O. Box 93, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673-0093.