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December 10, 2013

History Society earns award

MT. VERNON — The Jefferson County Historical Society has earned a Certificate of Excellence from the Illinois Association of Museums.

The award was presented for the "A Day in the Life of a Prairie Child" program, which was started in 2009 at the Historical Village, and is presented by volunteers for area children.

The Jefferson County Historical Society was one of three museums to receive a Certificate of Excellence in the category of Education.

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