Lacey Historical Commission Accepting 2023 Lacey Historian of the Year Nominations

In celebration of Lacey History Month in May, Lacey’s Historical Commission is accepting nominations for the 2023 Lacey Historian of the Year Award now through Friday, March 31, 2023.

Nomination forms are available online at and at the Lacey Parks, Culture, and Recreation Department, 420 College Street SE. The Lacey Historical Commission will consider award candidates at their regular meeting held on Wednesday, April 19, at 6 p.m. The public may attend the meeting in person at Lacey City Hall or online via Zoom.

Established in 2002, the award recognizes local residents and organizations that have made significant contributions to the preservation or promotion of Lacey’s history. The 2022 winner will join a distinguished group of recipients, including Shirley Dziedzic (2002), Roger Easton and the Lacey Women’s Club (2003), Dr. William Ehlers (2004), Andrea Taylor (2005), Lyman Fleetwood (2007), Lanny Weaver (2010), Matthew Connor (2011), Diane Dean (2012), Susan Goff (2013), Richard Jones (2014), Ken Balsley (2015), Lori Flemm (2016), Nora Brown and Amy Turner (2017), Marisa Merkel (2020), and Seth Huff (2022).

For more information on the Historian of the Year program, Lacey History Month, or the Lacey Historical Commission, please call the Lacey Parks, Culture, and Recreation Department at (360) 491-0857.