Please see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Rittner
Awards and Recognition
- Hudson River Foundation (2013); McDonald Foundation (2006 & 2010); GE Foundation (2006-2012); Entergy (2009); Netherlands Government (2009); NYS Quadricentennial Commission (2009); National DAR Award for Historic Preservation (2006); William Gundry Broughton Charitable Private Foundation (2005 & 2009); Member Items from Assemblymen Tonko, Farley and Tedesco (2006-2007); Hudson Valley Pine Barrens Grant - Hudson River Foundation (1986); Executive Award for Environmental Impact - 1985, New York State Outdoor Education Association; American Wildlife Research Foundation (1982, 1981, 1980); Ludwig Vogelstein Award (1981); SUNYA Teaching Assistantship (1981); Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Fellowship & Teaching Assistantship (1977); Nature Conservancy Oak Leaf Award (1977); American Bicentennial Grant (1975), America the Beautiful Fund Grant (1973).
Press and Media Mentions
- Troy author hopes to start revolution with new book
- Don Rittner is telling, in words and pictures, the inside story of the Altamont Fair’s 125-year history
- Troy native making movie about his hitchhiking adventure
- Don Rittner, exploring both personal and local history.
- Filmmaker Don Rittner
- Historian takes a look at Troy Through Time
- Local historian focuses attention once again on Troy