Heritage Award

Preserving Stoneham's Historical Legacy
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Each year the Historical Commission gives an Annual Heritage Award for "exceptional contributions to preservation and awareness of Stoneham’s historical legacy" at a May Selectmen's Meeting. May is National Historic Preservation Month. 

Below are recent receipients of the Heritage Award. Click in for details on the award winners and projects. 

2016 - Stephen Rotondi / Service to the Historical Commission

2015 - Michael Collins / North School Adaptive Reuse 

2014 - Emily Allard / Lindenwood Cemetery Wayfinding Project 

2013 - Larry & Bee Russo / East School Adaptive Reuse

2012 - Bruce Netten / Town Hall Organ Restoration 

2011 - Maureen Saltzman / Mass Memories Road Show

2010 - SHS 1982 Beautification Fund / Stoneham Square Police Box Replica 

2009 - Joe Rolli/Stoneham Firefighters / Central Fire Station Refurbishment

Previous winners are:

1992 - Joanne B. Harriman

1993 - Mary Marchant

1994 - Elizabeth M. Whelan

1995 - Annamae Arsenault

1996 - Alliance House and Stoneham Savings Bank (2 Awards)

1997 - Nicholas & Marjorie Apalakis

1998 - Stoneham Council on Aging / Senior Center

1999 - Stoneham Historical Society

2000 - Richard A. Johnson

2001 - The Symes Family / Stoneham Theatre and The Fuller House (2 Awards)

2002 - The Mayo Family

2003 - Donna Weiss

2004 - The Copley Group

2005 - Nancy S. Smith and Maureen M. Welch

2006 - Norma, Helen and Robert Lister

2007 - Paulene "Bee" Russo

2008 - Zachary Kline