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Esto Perpetua

14th Annual Esto Perpetua Awards

Do You Know Someone Who is Making a Difference in Preserving and Promoting Idaho History?

Esto Perpetua Awards The Idaho Historical Society is currently seeking nominations for the Esto Perpetua Award.

Nominate an individual or organization who has made a major contribution to the preservation and promotion of Idaho’s history. Instructions and the nomination form.

The Esto Perpetua Award takes its name from the state’s motto, “let it be perpetual” and for the past fifteen years, the Idaho State Historical Society has recognized people and organizations who have preserved and promoted Idaho’s history through professional accomplishments, public service or volunteerism, and philanthropy.

Since the award was created in 1999, the ISHS has recognized the inspiring local preservation efforts of more than 100 individuals and organizations from throughout the state of Idaho.

Nominations will be juried and awards presented at the annual Idaho State Historical Society Esto Perpetua Awards Program on Tuesday, June 2, 2015.  Purchase tickets online.

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