Awards

Order of Crozet
This is the highest honor given by the Mineral County Historical Society.
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History Hero
The History Hero award gives state-level recognition for dedicated service on behalf of an organizationís programs or for a recent significant contribution to state and local history through research, interpretation, publication or preservation.
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Golden Horseshoe
The Golden Horseshoe award is given to 8th grade students for outstanding knowledge of West Virginia history and culture. The award is considered one of the greatest honors bestowed upon students in West Virginia. The Golden Horseshoe test has been administered in West Virginia each year since 1931 and is the longest running program of its kind in the United States. The top-scoring students in each county receive the prestigious award. Each county has at least two winners. The exam tests student knowledge on West Virginia citizenship, civics and government, economics, geography, history and current events.
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