The 2013 Oregon Heritage Excellence Awards named the Southern Oregon Historical Society's "History: Made by You" as an excellent example of a relevant, successful, and unique outreach program that has generated unprecedented community response,
"The award recipients represent the diversity of efforts to preserveOregon's heritage," said Kyle Jansson, coordinator for the OregonHeritage Commission. "They also serve as models for others for how to make the most out of available resources."
Individuals, organizations and projects that have made outstanding contributions to preserving Oregon heritage received the 2013 Oregon Heritage Excellence Awards. The awards were presented on May 9, 2013 at the Melody Ballroom in Portland.