The Alabama Historical Commission and the Black Heritage Council presented awards to nominees of the 2019 Historic Preservation Awards. Recipients were be honored during the Alabama Preservation Conference, held in conjunction with the Alabama Historical Association Annual Meeting April 25-27, 2019 at the Embassy Suites in Tuscaloosa.

Alabama Historical Commission Preservation Awards

The Alabama Historical Commission and the Black Heritage Council presented Distinguished Service Awards and the Idella Childs Award at the Friday evening awards banquet during the joint meeting of the Alabama Historical Commission, Alabama Historical Association, Alabama Trust for Historic Preservation, and Black Heritage Council.

AHC Presented Distinguished Service Awards to Senator Ann Bedsole, the late Mr. Nicholas Holmes, Jr., and the late Mrs. Mary Ann Neeley.  The Black Heritage Council presented the Idella Childs Award to the Normal Historic District Preservation Association.


Events Across the State 

ACLN Fall Conference

 Thursday, September 26, 2019 | 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

 The American Village, Liberty Hall - Ballroom

Montevallo, AL

 Registration is now OPEN!   Fee: $50 for Adults - $25 for Students


A fun, informative and engaging annual conference for individuals

interested in developing leadership skills and helping to grow

leaders in communities throughout Alabama.

 VISIT THE NEW ACLN WEBSITE: https://theacln.org/

 The ACLN is managed by The University of Alabama


Phone: 205-348-7058 | asmenefee@ua.edu




Upcoming Events at AHC Sites

August 3 - "True Crime" Walking Tour - Old Cahawba

August 3 - "Commemoration of the Battle of Mobile Bay" - Fort Morgan

August 9 - "Breach of Peace, A Commemoration of the Freedom Riders" - one night only event benefitting the Freedom Rides Museum

August 17 - "Drill, Drill, Drill" - Confederate Memorial Park

September 7 - "Canines, Camels, Cats & Critters Wagon Tour" - Old Cahawba

October 5 - "Hear the Dead Speak" Walking Tour - Old Cahawba

October 19 - "Cooking withe Commissary" - Confederate Memorial Park

Click here to view the calendar.