On October 12 the North Carolina Society of Historians held its annual Awards Program at Davidson College. Awards were presented in the categories of Publisher, Museum, Book, Publications, Multimedia, Awards of Excellence, Presidents Award and Historian of the Year Award. The Bostic Lincoln Center was one of two recipients of the Museum Award for 2019.
The NC Society of Historians was formed in 1941 for the purpose of collecting and preserving North Carolina history, traditions, artifacts, genealogies and folklore on not only the statewide basis, but on the county and local levels also. Their purpose is to aid in and encourage the exchange of information between members and to reward those persons/organizations who fulfill their objectives in exceptional ways via their rewards program. Their website is:
The Museum Award is given to encourage museums housing significant, interesting and informative historical/ genealogical data, artifacts or collections; and/or are offering public educational programs, tours, demonstrations, etc. with regard to North Carolina history.