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Historic Preservation Award presented for Journey Stories exhibition

| May 24, 2013 | Reply

Harford County Public Library and the Harford County Department of Community Services were presented with a Special Preservation Award by the Harford County Historic Preservation Commission for their partnership in bringing “Journey Stories” to Harford County during a May 10 ceremony at the Liriodendron Mansion in Bel Air. Pictured left to right: Louise LeTendre, Chairperson, Harford County Public Library Board of Trustees; Sylvia Bryant, Director of Human Relations, Harford County Department of Community Services; Bethany Hacker, Community Relations Specialist, Harford County Public Library; Emily Naughten, Community Development Coordinator, Harford County Department of Community Services; Jim Chrismer, Chair, Harford County Historic Preservation Commission.

The Harford County Public Library announced it received a Harford County Historic Preservation Commission award for its Journey Stories exhibition. Here are the details:

HISTORIC PRESERVATION AWARD PRESENTED FOR

JOURNEY STORIES EXHIBITION

(Belcamp, Maryland – May 23, 2013) Harford County Public Library and the Harford County Department of Community Services were presented with a Special Preservation Award by the Harford County Historic Preservation Commission for their partnership in bringing Journey Stories to Harford County. The award was given during a May 10 ceremony at the Liriodendron Mansion in Bel Air. Journey Stories was a Smithsonian Exhibition that ran May 19 through July 6, 2012 at the Abingdon Library and also featured additional exhibitions and several notable authors and speakers appearing around the county. Each program and exhibition highlighted the Journey Stories theme of examining the intersection between modes of travel and Americans’ desire to feel free to progress and flourish, voyage and explore.

 

Harford County Public Library operates eleven branches located throughoutHarford County,Maryland. The library serves over 175,000 registered borrowers of all ages and has an annual circulation of 4.5 million. Harford County Public Library is committed to connecting people with information and promoting the love of reading within the community.

 


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