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• 2017 Charter Oak Award for Best Historical •

Winners & Finalists 2017

Winners & Finalists for 2017 Charter Oak Award for Best Historical

First Place: “Baroness Elsa von Freytag Loringhoven & the Fountain” by Stacey Balkun
Second Place: “Red Cross” by Kierstin Bridger
Third Place: “Ancestors” by Laura Potts
Fourth Place: “Sheets” by Cynthia Anderson
Fifth Place: “1955” by Stacey Balkun
Sixth Place: “Were You There?” by Sue Blaustein
Seventh Place: “radium girls” by Toby Buckley
Eighth Place: “Āfa-Bat” by Toby Buckley
Ninth Place: “Learned in the Old Ways” by Jon Chaiim McConnell
Tenth Place: “Blindfold” by Joyce Schmid
Eleventh Place: “The Ballad of Luella and the Tame Parrot” by Chavonn Williams Shen
Twelfth Place: “By you that made me” by Michelle Vider

2017 First Place Winner

The 2017 First Place piece will be published here soon.

2017 Second Place Winner

The 2017 Second Place piece will be published here soon.

2017 Third Place Winner

The 2017 Third Place piece will be published here soon.

Charter Oak Award Medallion Designers

Special thanks and acknowledgment to Devin Byrnes and SuA Kang of Hardly Square, for their creativity in designing our annual medallion imprint. Hardly Square is a strategy-, branding-, and design-based boutique located in Baltimore, Maryland, that specializes in graphic design, web design, and eLearning courses. Their invaluable design expertise has made our annual awards come to life. Learn more about our medallion designers.

Transparency for 2017 Charter Oak Award for Best Historical

Judging spreadsheets and final reports will be updated here soon.