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Nominations for Loudoun History Awards Open Through October 7, 2019

Thomas Balch Library Commission will present the 27th annual awards on Sunday, November 3, 2019.

Post Date:09/03/2019 9:33 AM
Leesburg, VA (September 3, 2019) – The Thomas Balch Library Advisory Commission seeks nominations for the 27th annual Loudoun History Awards. This event honors individuals who have made a significant contribution to preserving Loudoun’s past through collection of county documents and memorabilia, preservation of historic landmarks, visual arts, writing, and long-term involvement in local history organizations.  

Last year’s honorees were Mildred Ann Clark Daye and Lee D. Stone.

Letters of nomination should include a statement elaborating the nominee’s accomplishments. Newspaper articles, program announcements, publications, or other supporting information that provides evidence of the nominee’s accomplishments may be included.  Contact information for the nominee and nominator must accompany the nomination and be directed to:

Alexandra S. Gressitt, Library Director 
Thomas Balch Library 
208 West Market Street 
Leesburg, VA 20176

Deadline for nominations is Monday, October 7, 2019. The awards ceremony will be held at the Thomas Balch Library on Sunday, November 3, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. For more information, contact Alexandra Gressitt at 703-737-7195 or

Media Contact:
Leah Kosin
Public Information Assistant
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