Preservation Alliance announces annual awards
CONCORD — Seven restoration projects across the state received awards for outstanding achievement from the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance during its annual ceremony in Concord on Tuesday, the organization said in a release.
“The awards recognize individuals, organizations and corporations for work or projects in the categories of restoration, rehabilitation and stewardship as well as advocacy, planning and education,” the release said.
The seven construction projects are:
• Danville Heritage Commission for the rescue and restoration of the Webster Stagecoach Stop and Store.
• Old Allenstown Meeting House Steering Committee, Town of Allenstown and the Allenstown Historical Society for the restoration of the Allenstown Meeting House.
• Shandra McLane for the revitalization of 32 Main St., Ashland, for Squam River Studios.
• City of Manchester, Board of Mayor and Aldermen, Planning and Community Development, Department of Public Works — Facilities Division, for the revitalization of Dearborn Memorial Hall/Odd Fellows Hall.
• Dakota Partners, Inc., and Bank of America for the rehabilitation of the Hillsborough Mills for the Pine Valley Lofts in Milford.
• Friends of Stark Park for stewardship of Stark Park in Manchester.
• New Hampshire Army National Guard, Adjutant General’s Department, for outstanding design of the new addition for the Milford Readiness Center.
Additionally, Pat Meyers, who has served as a trustee of the Manchester Historic Association, the New Hampshire Historical Society and Strawbery Banke, was recognized for her contributions to preservation efforts on the state and local level.
Historic Harrisville, Inc., received an award for outstanding leadership in historic preservation.