Congratulations to WVSSAR Compatriot “Rick” Greathouse who was awarded the West Virginia History Hero Award. Compatriot “Rick” Greathouse is a member and secretary of the Daniel Boone Chapter of Charleston, WV.
The following is from the West Virginia History Day program brochure of January 29, 2016 about the West Virginia History Hero Award presented to Compatriot “Rick” Greathouse:
Richard I. “Rick” Greathouse has been a member of the Roane County Historical Society since 2004 and in that time has served as 2nd vice president, vice president, and president. During his tenure as president, the society has successfully completed a number of projects, including identifying, researching, and marking with bronze plaques historical buildings, churches, and residences built before 1910; establishing a walking tour of historic locations in Spencer; and filming a documentary of county history in narratives shared by society members. Greathouse also is secretary of the Daniel Boone Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, and vice president of Mining Your History Foundation.
Nominated by Roane County Historical Society
There were two other SAR Compatriots from other SAR state societies who also received the West Virginia History Hero Award. They were:
Compatriot David L Frederick of the Maryland State Society SAR. He was nominated by the Mineral County Historical Society.
Compatriot Larry Ernest Butcher of the Ohio State Society SAR. He was nominated by the Pleasants County Historical Society