December 26 2009

Press Release: 2009 Historic Preservation Awards

Winners and Historic Preservation Committee members are shown.
Standing (l to r): Gloria McCullough, Sally Talaga, Dr. Walter Barbe, Jane Varcoe, Warren Heinly, Ann O'Hara, Alice Scott, Ab Rutherford, committee chair Juan Espino; Sharon Carroll; Kay Stephenson Seated (l to r): Marilyn Barbe, Paul Ludick, Janet Heinly, Kathy Schloesser, Grant Genzlinger, Edward Ahern

The Wayne County Historical Society presented its 2009 Historic Preservation Awards at an open house on October 24. Awards went Walter and Marilyn Barbe for the Locktender's House at Lock 33 in White Mills; Warren and Janet Heinly for the James Manning House, Bethany; Edward Ahern and David Hernandez for the Joseph Atkinson House, Hawley; Jeremiah and Therese Ahern for their home on River Street, Hawley; Paul Ludick and Bill Anton for Maude Alley, Honesdale; and Kathy Schloesser for the Eliphalet Kellogg House, Bethany. A Historic Advocacy Award was presented to Hawley Silk Mill LLC, represented by Grant Genzlinger, for their efforts to preserve and adapt the historic Bellemonte Silk Mill.