HAWLEY - Wallenpaupack Historical Society has announced the Society’s annual Historic Preservation Awards Dinner will honor the Downtown Hawley Partnership on Sunday, September 24th at The Ridge restaurant on Main Avenue, Hawley (inside Hotel Belvidere).
The awards dinner will feature a presentation on Hawley’s history by Wayne County Historian Peter Becker. As editor of The News Eagle, he publishes a weekly series on the history of the greater Hawley area, which started in 2010. Becker has also written a book on the history of the Wayne County Fair for their 150th anniversary, and the 100-year history of the Wayne County Historical Society.
The Downtown Hawley Partnership will be honored for the Partnership’s Main Avenue revitalization achievement which has revitalized the Victorian building facades and restored Main Avenue’s charm and character with flower boxes and new benches, in addition to other local endeavors that highlight and preserve Hawley’s historic past such as the annual holiday house tour during Winterfest, and the support of local merchants who own and operate retail establishments within historic buildings of Hawley.
Wallenpaupack Historical Society’s annual awards dinner is open to the public, and the price for a dinner reservation is $39 per person.
Please make your reservation by calling 570-226-8980. To send a reservation by mail, please mail a check, payable to WHS, to P.O. Box 345, Paupack PA 18451.
The dinner begins at 4 p.m.