Nominations Open for Woman’s History Award

Available to those who have promoted Hudson Valley

Each year, the Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site in Newburgh presents the Martha Washington Woman of History Award to a woman who has cultivated interest and awareness of Hudson Valley history, either locally or nationally.

The recipient’s name will be added to a plaque at the site and an invitation to become part of the selection committee. She also will be expected to attend “The General’s Lady,” a Woman’s History Month program held each March, to be recognized.

To download guidelines and a nomination form, visit The deadline for nominations is Jan. 8.

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