Past Award Winners

1987 Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Cooney Restoring Riverview Plantation
Busch Properties For recognition of significance of Kingsmill Properties
1988 Mary Mobray Branch For her knowledge of James City County history
Ivor Noel Hume Archaeological investigation at Wolstehnholme Town
Late David W Ware Restoring and preserving Windsor Castle
1989 The Williamsburg Group, Inc. Genuine Concern for effect of their developments on historic sites
Colonial Capital Branch APVA Saved and preserved site of 1st settlement at Jamestown
1990 Nancy S Bradshaw
and Frances H. Hamilton
Co-authors of "Welcome to Norge"
Jamestown Settlement Dedication to preserving the history of the first years of English settlement since 1957
1991 Lage Frederick L. Belden Contribution to preservation of heritage of JCC
Kevin P. Kelly 1st Chairman and organizer of James City County Historical Commission
1992 No recipient
1993 Mario O'Connell Smith Preservation of Gospel Spreading Farm
Ft. Magruder Inn Preservation and Protection of Civil War earthworks and artifacts
1994 Kenneth C. Spencer Renovation and Preservation of Five Forks School
C. Lewis Waltrip, II "Teacherage"
1995 Martha W McCartney Author of James City County History
Willard S Gilley Battle of Williamsburg and Oral History
1996 Wm. Kelso APVA National Park Service Jamestown Island Assessment
1997 Nan and Ralph Maxwell Photo record of JCC Architecture
Lewis McMurran Archaeological study landfall at Jamestown
1998 Mr. Dennis Blanton Study of drought conditions at Jamestown during the first few years of settlement
Marie Sheppard Efforts to preserve and honor the memory of the African and African-American heritage of James City County
2000 Henry Stephens,
Associated Developers, Inc.
Identify and preserve archaeological resources at "The Main" and Centerville Free Black Settlement
Will Molineaux Contributions to the preservation of historically important photos and interpretation of other valuable materials that document and promote the cultural heritage of the County
2003 Lafayette Jones Theodore Allen Research related to Freedom Park's free black settlement" and for the "Forest Glenn Community
2006 JCC Cemetary Group Locating and recording surviving stones and compiling information on the people and the land where they are located to aid in genealogical research
Ron Steffey Contributions to the documentation of historically important areas of the County through drawing and other art mediums which promote the cultural heritage of the County
2007 Ivor Noel Hume Worked diligently for over 50 years to establish high standards for quality research in Historical Archaeology at the local, State, National, and International levels and for the large role he has played in the long-term planning and extensive preparations for the 400th Anniversary of Jamestown celebrated this year.
2010 Mr. Alain Outlaw Led efforts to protect, preserve, and identify archaeological sites on over 6,000 acres, including Freedom Park, Church on the Main, and Governor's Land.
Mr. Lafayette Jones Contributions to educating people about the history of Freedom Park and formulating African American programs for Jamestown 2007.
2012 Mr. John Labanish 20 years of service on the JCC Historical Commission and role in the relocation and rehabilitation of the Norge Train Depot.
The Friends of Green Spring Fifteen years of educational efforts to increase awareness of the Historic Green Spring Plantation
2014 Troop 103 of the Boy Scouts of America Ten years of work to preserve and protect the church on The Main.
Mr. Richard Costello For services and resources volunteered by his firm, AES Consulting Engineers, for the relocation and rehabilitation of the Norge Train Depot.
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and Preservation Virginia For fundraising conservation efforts to stabilize the iconic 17th Century Jamestown Church Tower.