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123rd Anniversary Celebration and Visionary Historian Award
May 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Visionary Historian Award
Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square
May 11, 2017, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
At its 123rd Anniversary Celebration, the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. will honor Dr. Frank Smith, founder of the African American Civil War Memorial and Museum, with its fourth Visionary Historian Award. The Visionary Historian Award is presented to an individual whose lifetime body of work represents the highest achievement in the study of Washington, D.C. and related history.
Dr. Frank Smith, Director, African American Civil War Memorial and Museum
Previous recipients of the Visionary Historian Award include Kathryn Schneider Smith, Dr. James M. Goode, and Lonnie Bunch. The honorees for the 6th Annual Making D.C. History Awards will be announced at the conclusion of the program.
Ticket price includes drinks, hors d’oeuvres and desserts.
Parking: Parking is limited. The Carnegie Library is located within close walking distance from Mt. Vernon Square and Gallery Place metro stops, and across the street from D4, 70, 74, and DC Circulator bus stops.