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The James Ray Kuykendall Award

Named for the late James Ray Kuykendall, AHA past president and founding president of Landmarks of DeKalb County, this award honors a local historical society in Alabama for outstanding achievements and for significant contributions to a greater appreciation of community and state history. The award is given in even-numbered years. Any historical society is eligible to apply, provided it has not received the award in the last fifteen years.

Previous winners of the AHA Local History Award

1979   Talladega County Historical Association
1980   Blount County Historical Society
1981   Henry County Historical Society
1982   Huntsville-Madison County Historical Society
1983   Washington County Historical Society
1984   Landmarks of DeKalb County, Inc.
1985   Coosa County Historical Society
1986   Tuscaloosa County Preservation Society
1987   Landmark Foundation of Montgomery
1988   Hale County Historical Society
1989   Tennessee Valley Historical Society
1990   Historic Mobile Preservation
1991   Marengo County Historical Society
1992   Birmingham Historical Society
1993   Clarke County Historical Society
1994   Shelby County Historical Society
1995   Montgomery County Historical Society
1996   The Enterprise-Pea River Historical and Genealogical Society
1997   Autauga County Heritage
1998   Auburn Heritage Association
1999   Choctaw County Historical Society
2000   Cullman Historical Society
2001   Guntersville Historical Society
2002   Hoover Historical Society
2003   Chattahoochee Valley Historical Society
2004   Jackson County Historical Association
2005   Butler County Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc.
2006   Blountsville Historical Society
2007   Collinsville Historical Association
2008   Eufaula Heritage Association
2010   Landmarks of DeKalb County
2012   Shelby County Historical Society
2014  Tallapoossee Historical Society