Where Past Meets Present

2020 History Makers Awards & Nominations

While this year marks the sixth annual History Makers Gala, 2020 brings a new twist to the Rock County Historical Society (RCHS) event, which honors local achievers for historic contributions to the community. This year for the first time, the public is being asked to nominate local residents, organizations and businesses for the three awards.

Nominations run from Feb. 7 – Feb. 29 for three awards, which will be presented at the event on April 25 at 6 p.m. at the Janesville Country Club.

View the award categories below, then use the form to nominate a deserving individual, business, or organization!

RCHS History Makers Community Pride Award

For an individual, organization, or business that has used history to make a significant impact on Rock County in the past year.

RCHS History Makers The Phoenix Award

For an individual, family or business that has revived a historic structure and reused it to spur economic development or improve the quality of life in Rock County.

RCHS History Makers The Scholar Award

For an individual who has made a significant educational impact by studying a historical scholarship, theme, or topic connected to Rock County.


Nomination Form

We're sorry, nominations have closed. Stay tuned for an announcement of the winners!