Nomination Period Now Open for Loudoun History Awards

Leesburg, VA (August 1, 2023) – Thomas Balch Library Advisory Commission seeks nominations for the 31st annual Loudoun History Awards. The awards honor individuals who have made a significant contribution to preserving Loudoun’s past through collection of county documents and memorabilia, preservation of historic landmarks, visual arts, writing, or long-term involvement in local history organizations.

Letters of nomination should include a statement elaborating the nominee’s accomplishments. Newspaper articles, program announcements, publications, or other supporting information that provides evidence of the nominee’s accomplishments may be included. Contact information for the nominee and nominator must accompany the nomination. Send nominations to:

Alexandra S. Gressitt, Library Director
Thomas Balch Library
208 West Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176

Deadline for nominations is Monday, October 2. The awards ceremony will be held at the Thomas Balch Library on Sunday, November 5. For more information, contact Alexandra Gressitt at 703-737-7195 or