Monday, September 28, 2009

"Booth Lady" Dinah Faber Inducted As Archer Fellow by Historical Society of Harford County

Dinah Faber, Coordinator for Spirits of Tudor Hall, was inducted as an Archer Fellow by the Historical Society of Harford County, Maryland, at the society's annual meeting on September 24, 2009, in recognition of her volunteer work on behalf of Tudor Hall and the history of the Booth family. The above photo of Dinah with her certificate was taken at Tudor Hall on September 27, 2009.

Left click on the above image to read the certificate above.

Left click to read the citation that was read at the annual meeting of the historical society. The episode of Historic Harford featuring Tudor Hall and an interview with Dinah Faber is set to air on Harford Cable Network in November.

The Archer Fellow Award is named in honor of Dr. George W. Archer who was one of the founders of the Historical Society of Harford County and one of Harford County's earliest historians. Dr. Archer is one of Dinah Faber's personal heroes, so she feels especially pleased and honored to recieve this recognition in Dr. Archer's name.

According to the January 2007 edition of the Newsletter of the Historical Society of Harford County:

"The Archer Fellow Award was established to recognize those . . . who have demonstrated exceptional service toward the mission and goals of the Historical Society of Harford County, Inc.

"Criteria . . . include, but are not limited to, the time spent and the impact of their efforts to support the preservation of the history of Harford County. The award includes recognition at the Historical Society Annual Dinner, an indvidual plaque and lapel pin given to the honorees, their name engraved on a George W. Archer Plaque displayed at the Society Headquarters, and a copy of their citation included in the George W. Archer Fellows Record Book."