17th Annual Esto Perpetua Awards
Idaho State Historical Society announces 2016 Esto Perpetua Recipients!
Join us June 21st at the Awards Celebration, 5:30pm at the Old Idaho Penitentiary
The Esto Perpetua Award takes its name from the state’s motto, “let it be perpetual” and for the past sixteen 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.
The 2016 awardees:
Dorothy Dahlgren, Coeur d'Alene Jim Hardee, Tetonia
Kay Hardy & Gregory Kaslo, Boise The Talbott Family, Moscow
Edith Farmer Leachman, Craigmont Maxine Racehorse Edmo, Fort Hall
Malad Valley Welsh Festival, Malad City Frederick L. Walters, Cambridge
Bannock County Historical Society and Museum
Awards will presented at the annual Idaho State Historical Society Esto Perpetua Awards Program, Tuesday, June 21st, 2016, 5:30 pm at the Old Idaho Penitentiary, Boise, Idaho. Join us in sharing your community’s experience and inspiring others to take action! To purchase tickets on line click here: http://www.history.idaho.gov/esto-perpetua-awards or call (208)334-2682.
- Joseph "Joe" Bell, Nampa
- Michael Crosby and Dr. Terry Magoon, Salmon
- Monty Danner, Hayden
- Dan Everhart, Boise
- Sharon Harris, Kendrick
- Richard H. Holm, Jr., Boise
- Joann C. Jones, Moscow
- Lyle Wirtanen, Lewiston
- Lewiston Tribune, Lewiston
- Upper Snake River Valley Historical Society, Rexburg
Photos: A few of 2015 awardees, from left to right
Lewiston Tribune accepting Butch Alford with Board of Trustee Earl Bennett
Richard H. Holm Jr. with Board of Trustee Ernest A. Hoidal
Dr. Terry Magoon with Board of Trustee Hope Benedict