FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CUERO, TEXAS - Mark Wolfe, Executive Director of the Texas Historical Commission, announced this week that the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum in Cuero is the 2014 recipient of the John L. Nau, III Award of Excellence in Museums.
The Nau Award recognizes an individual or institution in the museum field for significant achievement in the areas of historical interpretation, museum education, conservation of collections, and/or community involvement.
Commenting on the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum
's recent achievement and commitment to excellence by its chairman and board of directors, Wolfe
remarked, "as chair of the CTHM
, this award recognizes your steadfast dedication and the efforts of so many others to open this exceptional facility in Cuero, Texas.
After a decade of historic preservation planning and action, property development, exhibit design and installation, CTHM
opened to the general public on Saturday, November 23, 2013.
Since that time, countless visitors from Cuero and the surrounding region, the state of Texas and many other states have made the trip to Cuero to view what many guests have called a first-class museum experience.
added, "the interactive exhibits, curation of the world-class Tinker Collection, and the community and youth outreach efforts of CTHM
made the museum an ideal candidate for recognition.