Oconto County Historical Society Awards
Preservation Award Categories
The President’s Award – for preservation of Oconto County buildings, constructions, or sites
Public & Commercial Award: acknowledgment of an individual or individuals responsible for the preservation of a public building, construction, or site. Restoration need not be complete, but a significant commitment, either financial or otherwise, will need to be demonstrated to qualify a public or commercial site for consideration.
Residential Award: acknowledgment of an individual or individuals responsible for the preservation or restoration of a private residence, particularly its exterior.
The George E. Hall Award – for documentation of Oconto County history
Acknowledgment of an individual or individuals responsible for the preservation of local county history through any medium, including print, audio technology, or video technology that documents the history and leaves a physical record for future generations.
The Duane Ebert Award – for lifetime achievement in history
Acknowledgement of any individual for a life time of dedication to the preservation of Oconto county history, including but not limited to achievements in written local histories, achievements in genealogical research and documentation, achievements in volunteer activities on behalf of local historical organizations, and other achievements related to the preservation of local artifacts, objects, sites, and/or history.
The Kay Stewart Award – for lifetime achievement in family history
Acknowledgment of an individual or individuals for documentation of family histories, genealogies, and or other stories relevant to Oconto County families, past and/or present.
Volunteer of the Year Award
Acknowledgment of an individual or individuals who have given of their time and talents to further the mission of the Society.