Mayor Philip Brown and Councillor Greg Rivard present the Catherine G. Hennessey Award to Kathy and Kevin Murphy. From left: Mayor Philip Brown, Catherine Hennessey, Kathy Murphy, Kevin Murphy and Councillor Greg Rivard.

Charlottetown Heritage Awards

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The City of Charlottetown Heritage Awards were recently presented to the following individuals and groups:

The University of Prince Edward for the sympathetic renovation of historic, Dalton Hall;

The Thomas Alley House Group for its restoration work on 62 Prince Street, Thomas Alley House;

Quentin Bevan for conducting sensitive renovations to the Blake House, 100 King Street;

Terry Hennessey for his efforts to sympathetically renovate 25 Hillsborough Street;

Steve and Nancy Godkin, for the restoration of 267 Richmond Street;

Jim Hornby for his extensive work in celebrating and documenting Charlottetown’s historic Black Community;

The Roman Catholic Cemetery Committee for its work in restoring and making improvements to the Roman Catholic Cemetery on Longworth Avenue.

The Catherine G. Hennessey Award was presented to Kathy and Kevin Murphy. The award was established to honour the long-time historian, author, and heritage activist, and is presented annually to an individual or group whose efforts have increased the appreciation of Charlottetown, stimulated love for the community or helped shape the city. The Murphy’s have acquired and renovated a number of historic buildings, many neglected and in need of revitalization, including the Great George Hotel.