THE WAYNE COUNTY MUSEUM WILLIAM CRENSHAW KENNEDY, JR. MEMORIAL MUSEUM

WAYNE COUNTY MUSEUM NAMED "OUTSTANDING MUSEUM OF THE YEAR"
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THE

WAYNE COUNTY MUSEUM HAS RECEIVED

THE "PRESIDENT'S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

AND NAMED

"KENTUCKY'S

OUTSTANDING MUSEUM OF THE YEAR"

BY THE

Historical Confederation

Of Kentucky

and the

Kentucky Historical Society

  The Wayne County Museum has been recognized for its outstanding efforts to preserve Wayne County history by the Historical Confederation of Kentucky and the Kentucky Historical Society.  The awards are presented to those Museums “Honoring the best achievements in state and local history.”  The highest award presented to any museum is the “President’s Award of Excellence (Kentucky's Outstanding Museum of the Year).”  This award is presented to a local history museum for outstanding achievement throughout the year.  The award shows evidence that the museum’s programs, exhibits, and/or publications during the year have been varied and balanced; the museum’s programs, exhibits, and/or publications have had strong historical content; the museum’s members and the local community have participated in or supported the organization’s programs; and the work of the museum during the year has benefited its community.

THE WILLIAM CRENSHAW KENNEDY, JR. MEMORIAL MUSEUM WAS AWARDED THAT HONOR at the Kentucky History Awards Dinner held at the Kentucky History Center in Frankfort!

As if that were not enough, the volunteer staff of the Museum was nominated for recognition from the same groups.  Awards in this category show evidence that the volunteer group has made a substantial contribution of time and /or talents that benefits a state or local history organization or project; and the group has helped to make the organization a more effective service provider in the community.

THE WILLIAM CRENSHAW KENNEDY, JR. MEMORIAL MUSEUM  WAS AWARDED THAT HONOR at the Kentucky History Awards Dinner held at the Kentucky History Center in Frankfort!