Affiliate Chapter Awards

Affiliate Chapter of the Year

Each year GHS recognizes a member-institution within the Affiliate Chapter Program for exemplary leadership in the field of Georgia state and local history.

Previous Winners

2020: Bartow History Museum

2019: Lower Altamaha Historical Society

2018: Thronateeska Heritage Center

2017: The Columbus Museum

2016: The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History

2015: Historic Oakland Foundation, Inc.

2014: Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home Foundation

2013: Georgia Battlefields Association

2012: Dalton Civil War 150th Commission

2011: Old Capital Museum

2010: Historic Augusta

2009: Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute

2008: Stephens County Historical Society

2007: Thomas County Historical Society

2006: Augusta Canal Authority

2005: Georgia Public Broadcasting

2004: Cherokee County Historical Society

Roger K. Warlick Local History Achievement Awards

The Roger K. Warlick Local History Achievement Awards were given by the Georgia Historical Society until 2018 to recognize excellence in the preservation and presentation of local history by members of the GHS Affiliate Chapter program. Previous winners of this award are listed below:


Previous Winners

2018

Tattnall County Archives – 2018 – Special Projects

2017

Sumter Historic Trust – 2017 – Programs

Historic Rural Churches of Georgia – 2017 – Special Projects

Woodward Academy/GMA Archives – 2017 – Exhibits

2016

Historic Oakland Foundation, Inc. – 2016 – Programs

The Columbus Museum – 2016 – Exhibits

Massie Heritage Center – 2016 – Media

2015

Thronateeska Heritage Foundation, Inc. – 2015 – Archival Excellence

Bulloch County Historical Society – 2015 – Exhibits

Augusta Canal National Heritage Area, Augusta Civil War Roundtable, Augusta Museum of History, Augusta-Richmond County Historical Society, Center for the Study of Georgia History at Regents University, Historic Augusta, Inc. & Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson, Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, and Morris Museum of Art – 2015 – Programs

2014

Bulloch County Historical Society – 2014 – Programs

Georgia College and State University, and Old Governor’s Mansion – 2014 – Preservation Project

2013

Historic Augusta, Inc. – 2013 – Preservation Project

Cherokee County Historical Society – 2013 – Programs

Thomaston/Upson Archives and the Upson County Historical Society – 2013 – Archival Excellence

2012

The Columbus Museum – 2012 – Exhibits

2011

The Columbus Museum – 2011 – Exhibits

2010

Legacy Museum on Main and the Troup County Historical Society – 2010 – Exhibits

2009

Historic Augusta, Inc. – 2009 – Programs

Thomaston/Upson Archives and the Upson County Historical Society – 2009 – Media Project

Historic Augusta, Inc. – 2009 – Preservation Project

2008

Cherokee County Historical Society – 2008 – Archival Excellence

Columbus Museum and the Shaw High School Young Historians Club – 2008 – Exhibit

Georgia Public Broadcasting – 2008 – Media Project

Cook County Historical Society – 2008 – Preservation Project

Historic Columbus Foundation – 2008 – Programs

2007

Fayette County Historical Society – 2007 – Archival Excellence

Friends of Bulloch Hall – 2007 – Exhibits

Haralson County Historical Society – 2007 – Media Project

Historic Effingham Society – 2007 – Preservation Project

Upson Historical Society and the Thomaston-Upson Archives – 2007 – Programs

2006

Thomasville Genealogical, History, and Fine Arts Library, Inc. – 2006 – Archival Excellence

Old Governor’s Mansion – 2006 – Exhibits

Lost Worlds, Inc. – 2006 – Media Project

Old Governor’s Mansion – 2006 – Preservation Project

DeKalb History Center – 2006 – Programs

2005

Georgia Women of Achievement – 2005 – Media Project

Historic Augusta’s – 2005 – Preservation Project

Carroll County Historical Society – 2005 – Programs

2004

Tybee Island Historical Society – 2004 – Preservation Project

Historic Oakland Foundation – 2004 – Preservation Project

Augusta Canal Authority – 2004 – Programs


Contact the GHS Membership and Outreach Coordinator for more information.