17th Annual Esto Perpetua Awards
Idaho State Historical Society opens 2017 Esto Perpetua Nominations
Please click here for 2017 nomination form and instructions.
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 were 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.
Photos from left to right: 2016 Esto Ceremony - Board of Trustee, Jim Johnston & The Malad Welsh Festival, Joan Hawkins, Susan Wittman and Board of Trustee, Hope Benedict & Jim Hardee