Virtual Watervliet was the recipient of four awards recognizing the application of web and mobile technologies to the interpretation a historical site.
2013 LEADERSHIP IN HISTORY AWARD
2013 HISTORY IN PROGRESS AWARD (HIP AWARD)
According to the AASLH, “the HIP Award is an additional award for a Leadership in History Award winner whose nomination is highly inspirational, exhibits exceptional scholarship, and/or is exceedingly entrepreneurial in terms of funding, partnerships, or collaborations, creative problem solving, or unusual project design and inclusiveness. Only five HIP Awards are being presented in 2013.”
AWARD OF MERIT
CATEGORY OF INNOVATION IN INTERPRETATION
National Council on Public History (NCPH)
CATEGORY OF 'OUTSTANDING PUBLIC HISTORY PROJECT AWARD’
According to the NCPH, the award recognizes projects that "contribute to a broader public reflection and appreciation of the past or that serves as a model of professional public history practice."