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DAR Women in American History Certificate and Medal given to Amy Stallings

On Tuesday, December 6, Amy Green Stallings, Ph.D. was honored with the prestigious Women in American History Certificate and Medal at the monthly Williamsburg Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution luncheon meeting with 105 members in attendance. She attended William and Mary and pursued a career in public history. In high school, she learned colonial dance and joined the Williamsburg Heritage Dance performers. Each summer she instructs students in colonial dance and teaches for the National Institute of American History and Democracy. Dr. Stalling's received the award for her interpretation of women's lives and life styles from the colonial era through WWII. Her goal is to give a sense of reality about the way life was lived by our foremothers. Her tools include teaching colonial dance, sewing her period costumes, abilities in theatre, song, acting, and knowledge of American history. She taught at a major historical institute, and interpreted roles for Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation and Colonial Williamsburg. She served as historic dance consultant for series three of Turn: Washington's Spies. Virginia Snyder Lee, Regent, poses with Elizabeth Greaf, co-Chair, American History & Women's Issues Chair, Williamsburg Chapter, NSDAR; David Stallings, recipient Amy Green Stallings and her parents, Jane and George Green of Williamsburg.

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