LA PLATA, Md., Feb. 24 -- Charles County issued the following news release:
The Charles County Historic Preservation Commission hosted a Preservation Reception and Awards Ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Port Tobacco Courthouse (Chapel Point Rd, Port Tobacco). As part of this event, the commission announced the 2014 Charles County Preservation Award winners.
Louise Turner and Joyce Candland received a preservation service award for their ongoing efforts with the maintenance of the Charles County historic sites file.
The American Indian Cultural Center & Piscataway Indian Museum was also awarded a preservation service award, which was accepted by Natalie Proctor, the Executive Director, Danita Wilson and Barry Wilson.
The Preservation Project Award was awarded to Nina and Hugh Voehl (owners) and Jeff Thompson (craftsman; Colonial Woodwrights LLC.) for their efforts in the restoration of the historic tobacco barn located on Wilkinson Farm.
Elizabeth Helm (owner), Tina Lohr (S.D. Lohr Inc.) and Ron Litton (Ron Litton Architecture) were recognized with the Preservation Project Award for their work on the Restoration of Thainston Farm.
For more information, contact Ms. Beth Groth at 301-645-0684 or GrothB@CharlesCountyMD.gov. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 866-269-9006.
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