Arizona Historical Advisory Commission Award Letter

On August 11, 2011

Cmdr. Fred Marable, Buffalo Soldiers of the Arizona Territory, Mesa, AZ

"It is a pleasure to inform you that your project, "Proclamation: Buffalo Soldiers Day, Buffalo Soldiers of the Arizona Territory" has been designated an official Arizona Centennial Legacy Project by the Arizona Historical Advisory Commission (AHAC), pursuant to the rights and responsibilities assigned to that commission by the Arizona Legislature."

"Your project was selected after the Arizona Historical Advisory Commission's review your application, particularly with a view to you adherence to the stated criteria:  Arizona Centennial Legacy Project must 1) accurately portray a significant aspect of Arizona history; 2) be accessible to large numbers of visitors/users; 3) demonstrate collaboration in the planning; 4) produce an enduring product that will live on after 2012; 5) include an educational component; and 6) include a plan for implementation.  Only those projects and events that have been reviewed and that have received Arizona Historical Advisory Commission's official designation are eligible to enjoy the benefits listed below:

Official designation as a Legacy Project entitles to you:

* display the Arizona Centennial logo on your project publicity

*identify your project with an appropriate phase, such as:

"An Arizona Centennial Legacy Project"

"An Official Arizona Centennial Legacy Project"

"A Legacy Project to mark Arizona's Centennial"

"An officially recognized Legacy Project of the Arizona Historical Advisory Commission"

Cmdr. Fred Marable and Deputy Cmdr. Michelle London-Marable's Proclamation Year 2012 (jpg)


Arizona Historical Advisory Commission Group Pictures at the Arizona State Capitol on August 11, 2011 (pdf)