historical society

noun

: a group of people who work to preserve the history of a place

Examples of historical society in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Each time, crews brought the ship to the surface and put it back into service, according to the historical society. Sarah Kuta, Smithsonian Magazine, 6 May 2024 The crew records, historical society officials said, we aboard the ship and appear to be lost, but the find might spur relatives who, through family lore, to contact the shipwreck museum. Frank Witsil, Detroit Free Press, 1 May 2024 The historical society has gotten several bids and it’s expected a roofing contractor will be selected at the April 9 historical society board meeting, Schwartz said. Journal Sentinel, 4 Apr. 2024 To save or not to save Taylor, the historical society president, said the structure meets the criteria to be considered historic, based on its age, architecture and a prominent person owning and living in the home: Melina Johns. Raisa Habersham, Miami Herald, 26 Feb. 2024 The historical society requires that the text be well-researched and well-documented. Journal Sentinel, 25 Mar. 2024 All except a few dozen hardy souls who formed the historical society and began patching the scars of this tumbledown town. Roger Naylor, The Arizona Republic, 22 Mar. 2024 The Revolution is a two-day event hosted by the historical society at the city’s Central Park – the group’s Civil War Days reenactments are a popular Labor Day tradition as well. Heather McRea, Orange County Register, 2 Mar. 2024 What remains of the SS Arlington was discovered about 650 feet below the lake’s surface about 35 miles north of Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula, the historical society announced along with shipwreck researcher Dan Fountain on Monday. Bailey Richards, Peoplemag, 14 Feb. 2024

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“Historical society.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/historical%20society. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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