HIP Awards

For the second year in a row, a huge crowd came together to celebrate the achievements of small and mid-sized history and heritage organizations on Thursday, October 24, at the newly renovated Historical Society of Pennsylvania.  More than 200 attendees from small, mid-sized, and large organizations, corporate sponsors, supporters, and advisory board members honored innovative history programs in Southeastern Pennsylvania. The event also provided a lively opportunity for networking. See images of our award winners below.

This award recognized those organizations that have sought partners in their community to work on collaborate projects that celebrate and promote awareness of local history to their mutual benefit.
This award recognized organizations that have developed exemplary new public programs that identify the needs of their community and meets those needs in an innovative or creative way.
This award honored organizations for creative projects that significantly improved the care of the historical resources in their custody; contributed to the long-term preservation of those...
This award recognized a volunteer who made significant contributions of time, energy and/or creativity in encouraging interest in and support of local history.