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EHPS receives Historic Presidents Award from DAR

Posted on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 12:30 pm

On Thursday the Elsberry Historic Preservation Society was presented with the Historic Presidents Award from the Daughters of the American Revolution – National Group at the Museum on Second Street in Elsberry.

Eight members of the DAR show up to honor the EHPS with a small ceremony and presented the award to EHPS members (l-r) Dean Tapley, Mike Dixon, Barbara Cheatham, Rita Tapley and Linda Spiker. DAR Treasurer Jane Spies presented the award while Troy DAR Chapter Regent Zenda Folta, recognized the groups accomplishments.

Some of those accomplishments included: restoring and maintaining historical sites, locating, restoring and marking Revolutionary War patriot gravesites and headstones, preserving genealogical records, artifacts and historical documents and making these items available to the public at DAR Headquarters and preserving local history and heritage.