2015 Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner

The Trust held its 2015 C. Emlen Urban Awards dinner and Annual Meeting on November 10, 2015, at the Lancaster Country Club. The dinner was a huge success, with 175 attending to honor our 2015 award winners for their work and dedication to historic preservation, and to meet the new Board of Directors. The Trust is excited to see the enthusiasm for historic preservation in the next generation of Directors who have joined the Board. Award winners that night were:

 

SPECIAL RECOGNITION:

  • Randy Patterson, City of Lancaster, for his commitment to Preservation in Lancaster County
  • Lloyd Smucker, PA 13th District, for his commitment to Preservation in Lancaster

 

PHILANTHROPY:

  • Dale High Family Foundation, for its generosity that has helped preserve Lancaster County’s history

 

INSPIRATION AWARD:

  • Clarke Hess, for his dedication to preservation in Lancaster County

 

LEADERSHIP AWARDS:

  • Karen Sullivan, for her role in preserving and revitalizing the Marietta Community House and Old Town Hall Museum
  • Lititz Historical Foundation, for its work in preserving the history of Lititz

 

THE “CHIP” SMEDLEY AWARD:

  • David Schuyler, Professor of American Studies at Franklin & Marshall College, for his preservation of local history through his book, “A City Transformed: Redevelopment, Race, and Suburbanization in Lancaster, PA 1940-1980.”

 

HEISEY/HAUBERT AWARD:

  • Susan Lovie, for her dedication to historic preservation

 

RESTORATION/ADAPTIVE RE-USE AWARDS:

  • Kerry Kegerise, Bear Mill Estate, 50 W. Weaver Rd., Denver (c. 1739 grist mill)
  • Beth Gunnion, Catherine Barge Tavern, 120 E. Main St., Strasburg (c. 1787 tavern)
  • Carole and Dean Ziegler, Brick Gables, Warwick Township (restored 1800’s barn)
  • Atlee Hall, LLP, 415 No. Duke St., Lancaster (1911 Georgian revival)
  • Nancy and Dan Whittle, 401 West Walnut Street, Lancaster (c. mid- to late-1800’s storefront reconstruction)

 

COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION AWARDS

  • Fulton Theatre Cast House, Lancaster (c. 1850 former residence and salon)
  • Steve Young, Warehouse 210, 210 W. Grant St., Lancaster (former Jacob L. Frey tobacco warehouse)
  • Excentia, 617 North Prince Street, Lancaster/Jonathan Hollinger (c. 1900 warehouses)
  • Henrietta Heisler, Wacker on Walnut, Lancaster (former site of Wacker Brewing Company)
  • Don & Becky Murphy, Susquehanna Center for the Creative Arts, Columbia (c. late 1800’s commercial space)

 

MASTER CRAFTSMAN AWARDS

  • Lainhoff Museum Quality Building Restoration, Contractors, for work on the Catherine Barge Tavern
  • Charlie Messner, Tinsmith, for tinwork, chandeliers, and light fixtures at Bear Mill Estate