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The Senate of The State of Pennsylvania issued a special award on April 16,2013 to THE FRIENDS OF MARTINS TAVERN in recognition of the 10th anniversary of the founding of the organization. The award recognized the outstanding contribution that was made to the State by the restoration of Martin's Tavern in Marshallton and and also praised the leadership given by the organization in the area of historical education in Chester County.

2009 PHS Community Greening Award

In 2009, Martins Tavern was awarded the PHS Community Greening Award.  Each year PHS investigates and celebrates community landscapes, gardens, and other green sites in the tri-state area and acknowledges the efforts of those who keep them beautiful. The Community Greening Awards includes main streets, public parks, train stations, churches, schoolyards, libraries, traffic islands, and so on. The award is given based on plant variety, design, use of space, and horticultural practices.

National DAR Excellence in Historic Preservation Award 

The Chester County Chapter of the DAR awarded the Friends of Martin’s Tavern a National DAR Excellence in Historic Preservation Award at their meeting on May 13, 2023 at the Chadds Ford Historical Society’s Visitor Center. 

The award recognizes and honors an individual or group that has done recent remarkable volunteer work at the community level. 
  Friends of Martin’s Tavern  board members Linda Katt, Bob Lyng and Mark Slouf accepted the award.  Click here for article.  

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