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byway enhancement awards

 Highlighting outstanding examples of efforts taken by communities, community organizations, or individuals to enhance their byways.

North Country Scenic Byway Council seeks applications for two categories of Byway Enhancement Award projects:

"By the Byway Award"

&

"Read the Marker Award"

Projects Completed or Largely Completed

Between January 1, 2021 and September 30, 2022

Applications | Due September 30, 2022.

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For more information and to submit your nomination form, please contact Nick Altonaga, Transportation Planner at North Country Council through email at naltonaga@nccouncil.org.

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Phase I  Awards

 The first “Read the Marker Award” goes to the town and residents of Franconia for the many improvement to the site of the Stone Iron Furnace Historical Marker on NH 18, which is part of the River Heritage Trail. 

 

The first “By the Byway Award” goes to the town and residents of Sugar Hill for the many improvements to the Coffin Pond pull-offs, which are also on NH 18.

Non-profit organizations associated with these award-winning projects will receive a cash award of $1,000 from the Friends of the North Country Byways.   The Franconia Area Heritage Council and the Franconia ArtWalk Association will share the cash award for the “Read the Marker Award,” and the Sugar Hill Conservation Commission will receive the cash award for the “By the Byway Award”.

Phase II  Awards

Projects sponsored by the Weeks State Park Association and the Bethlehem Heritage Society have won the 2021 Byway Enhancement Awards sponsored by the North Country Scenic Byways Council. These awards highlight two outstanding community efforts: assisting in numerous improvements to the Mountain Road in Weeks State Park and installing new historical markers along Main Street in Bethlehem. Each organization will receive a cash award of $1,000 from the Friends of the North Country Byways.

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