Historical and Museum Commission Recognizes Volunteers of the Year
Harrisburg - The Pennsylvania Historical and
Museum Commission (PHMC) recognized 20 volunteers for their contributions of
time, talent, and expertise in 2013 at the annual Volunteer of the Year
Ceremony, held Saturday, April 5 at The State Museum of Pennsylvania in
addition, two honorees, Robert F. Miller from the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum in
Galeton, Potter County, and Kelly Ruoff from Bushy Run Battlefield in
Jeannette, Westmoreland County, received Outstanding Service Awards for
long-term volunteer participation and exceptional dedication.
dedicate more than 100,000 hours of service each year to help PHMC provide
much-needed programs and services. Each spring for nearly 40 years, volunteers
and commission leadership gather to say “thank you” and honor exceptional
Each of the
historic sites and museums on the Pennsylvania Trails of History® are invited to designate a
Volunteer of the Year based on service in the preceding calendar year.
recipients for 2013 include:
Heritage Museum and Scranton Iron Furnaces, Scranton
Battlefield Park, Chadds Ford
Conrad Weiser Homestead, Womelsdorf
Museum and U.S. Brig Niagara, Erie
Priestley House, Northumberland
Village and Farm Museum, Lancaster
Lumber Museum, Galeton
Military Museum, Boalsburg
Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg
Museum of Pennsylvania, Strasburg
Historical Center, Somerset
Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg
Crossing Historic Park, Washington Crossing
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission is the official history agency of
the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
more information on sites along the Pennsylvania Trails of History visit www.patrailsofhistory.com.