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Citizens Honored with DAR Historic Preservation Award

SMITHVILLE—Smithville residents David Herrington and Carol Snyder were awarded the prestigious “Excellence in Historic Preservation” by the Smithville chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). 

The award recognizes Herrington and Snyder’s many contributions to the preservation of Smithville’s history.  The two played a key role in the creation of Smithville’s Independence Park, located where Loop 230 intersects with Hwy. 95.  Together they authored the book, “Smithville,” published in 2008.  Both have served on the mayor’s committee for historic preservation. 

The DAR award also celebrates Herrington and Snyder’s ongoing research of the “many heroes who have made Smithville what it is today.”

Janis Flanagan, Regent of the Smithville chapter of DAR presents Carol Snyder with an “Excellence in Historic Preservation”  award.

Janis Flanagan, Regent of the Smithville chapter of DAR presents Carol Snyder with an “Excellence in Historic Preservation”  award. 

David Herrington with his DAR Excellence in Historic Preservation award

CAROL AND DAVID looking at awards

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