|The Greensboro Historical Museum Inc. invites nominations of individuals or organizations for the 2014 Voices of a City Award, an honor recognizing significant and original contributions to local history. Nominations will be accepted through July 1.
Projects can be as varied as oral history projects, photography, film, student research, published articles, books, film, electronic media, etc. Collectors of historical documents or artifacts are also eligible, and self-nominations are welcome. Submissions by high school and college students will be judged in a separate category.
Nominations should include a letter and at least one example of work for consideration, provided in both hard copy and CD/DVD format. Submissions will be evaluated by the Historical Museum’s Community Advisory Board on these criteria: project originality and significance, innovation, quality of research within current academic scholarship, sources consulted, and accessibility to Greensboro community and beyond.
Send submissions to:
For more information, please contact Evans at 336-373-2610.
The announcement and award presentation will be made at the museum’s membership dinner in the fall.
Previous honorees include historian Gayle Hicks Fripp and the J.C. Price School Project, a partnership with Greensboro College and the Peeler–Swann Family Association, historian Dr. Alex Stoesen, and college student Randy Dunbar.
Our website is a resource for College Hill residents and anyone interested in our neighborhood and historic district. The blog on our home page or our welcome page are places to start.
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Next Recycling Collection
Yard waste collection is now back to the normal weekly schedule (as of June 1).
Bulk trash collection is now back to normal — every other week on the same schedule as recycling (as of June 8).
Recycling is still collected every other Friday. The next recycling pickups will be:
- Friday July 31
- Friday August 14
- Friday August 28
Garbage is collected every Friday. Click here for details.
Next CHNA & HPC Meetings
- College Hill
Monday, July 27, 7 p.m.
The meeting will be held as a Zoom teleconference. Details will be posted to Nextdoor.com.
- Historic Preservation
Wednesday July 29, 4 p.m. The meeting will be held via Zoom videoconferencing.
To view the meeting or speak on a June agenda item, contact Stefan-Leih Geary by 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2020. You will be emailed the online meeting link and instructions on how to participate. There is no option to provide handouts or other documents the day of the meeting. If you have a presentation, pictures or other materials you would like to provide as part of the hearing, provide it to HPC staff by 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2020.
In-person meetings are usually held in the Plaza Level Conference Room, Melvin Municipal Building, 300 W. Washington Street. The alternate location is the City Council Chamber.
- College Hill
Note to Realtors and Prospective Home Buyers
Isn’t There Anything to Do Around Here?
No, not any more. But eventually things will return to normal, and when they do, check the Local Events page for links to major events, major venues, university event calendars and Greensboro’s busy local arts scene (much of which happens downtown).
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