December 23 2008

Press Release: Wayne County Historical Society Seeks Nominations

John Weiss & Jerry Savoy for the restoration of their house at110 Miller Drive, Honesdale

A M Skier Insurance/Delaware Highlands Conservancy for the restoration of the Arts and Crafts Style Building at 508 River Street, Hawley.

Waymart Area Historical Society for the restoration of The D & H Gravity Railroad Depot in Waymart.
The Wayne County Historical Society has scheduled its annual Historic Preservation Awards open house for Saturday, October 25, 2008, from 4 to 6 pm at the society’s museum at 810 Main Street.

The public is invited to submit nominations for awards to be given in three residential, commercial and community-oriented (non-profit). Preservation of a building can include conservation, renovation, restoration, rehabilitation or adaptive re-use. Awards will be given to those projects which follow the U. S. Department of Interior’s “Guidelines for Historic Preservation” (available on their website or in the WCHS Research Library) as closely as possible.

A nomination form is available on the Wayne County Historical Society website at

Photos of 2007 Preservation Award