Awards

Through the generous efforts and contributions of our community, the Sherman County Historical Museum has been the recipient of many prestigious awards.


 In 1994, a national honor was awarded to the Sherman County Historical Society for its exceptional contributions to the preservation of local history.  The Albert B. Corey Award  was presented to the Society by the American Association for State and Local History. The award was made at Omaha, Nebraska September 29, 1994, and has been likened in stature to a Pulitzer or Nobel prize, or an Oscar, by Ron Brentano, chief field representative of the Oregon Historical Society and AASLH regional awards chair.

In 1994, a national honor was awarded to the Sherman County Historical Society for its exceptional contributions to the preservation of local history. The Albert B. Corey Award was presented to the Society by the American Association for State and Local History. The award was made at Omaha, Nebraska September 29, 1994, and has been likened in stature to a Pulitzer or Nobel prize, or an Oscar, by Ron Brentano, chief field representative of the Oregon Historical Society and AASLH regional awards chair.


December 2000 

Presented by The International Association of Web Masters and Designers In recognition of creativity, integrity and excellence on the Web.

The International Association of Web Masters and Designers is a world wide membership association.The I.A.W.M.D. was originally intended exclusively for Web Masters and Designers. However, with the exponential growth and expansion of the Internet, many new, related career opportunities have been created; therefore, the IAWMD has expanded its base and opened its doors to professionals in these areas as well.

December 2000

The Ancestry Connections Award 
Presented by the Ancestry Connections Surname Registry 
Presented for the contributions the Sherman County Historical Museum and Society have made to genealogy on the Internet.  
The Ancestry Connections site contains lists of surnames and links to sites with information on those surnames.

December 2000

Historic and Cultural Heritage Award 
Presented by Perm Regional Center of Cultural Heritage
http://heritage.perm.ru/  (Web Site) 
The purpose of this special award program is to honor web sites that promote Historic and Cultural Heritage (history, arts and architecture, archaeology). 
http://heritage.perm.ru/awards/english/win05.htm (Award) 
The award is presented for Excellence in Content.  These awards are presented to sites located throughout the world, including the United Kingdom, Russia, The United States and Canada. 
A level 3.5 award

August 2000

Site of Substance Award 
Presented by Seeds of Knowledge
http://www.seedsofknowledge.com 
Awarded for Excellence in web design and content.

1998-1999

Mayor's Choice Trophy - Wasco Memorial Day Parade 
Wasco, Oregon

1995

The Department of Defense 
W.W.II Commemorative Committee
50th Anniversary of The End of The War

1994

The Albert B. Corey Award 
Presented by The American Association of State and Local History
Article

1993

American Association of Museums - Publication Design Competition, Supplemental Materials 
Honorable Mention
"Oregon Trails, Rails and Roads in Sherman County" 

1985-1999

Sherman County Fair - Community Display Competition 
Numerous awards

1950-Present

Oregon Historical Society - Certificate of Affiliation