From the Vaults: Robert Frost Awarded Distinguished Achievement Medal

President Reynier J. Woriendyke, Jr., shown pinning the Society’s Distinguished Achievement Medal on Robert Frost, the poet, at the 73rd Annual Banquet held November 15 at the Hotel Biltmore. New York City.

Sixty years ago today, Robert Frost was honored by the Holland Society at the 73rd Annual Banquet for his contributions to American Literature. Mr. Frost was the first awardee of the medal to be honored for his contributions to literature. Read more about the Annual Banquet and Mr. Frost’s remarks in the January 1958 issue of de Halve Maen!