Important Dates

This Year's Theme

The theme for 2015 is Leadership and Legacy in History

National History Day Philadelphia regional competition dates — March 18 and 19, 2015

National History Day PA statewide competition dates — May 11 and 12, 2015

Video by students Haftom Khasai & Malik Neal for NHD Philly

FUN FOR STUDENTS & PARENTS: Are You Smarter than a NHD Student?
student doing research
What Is National History Day?
High school and middle school students research a topic in history and present a paper, movie, play, or website.
» This year's theme
Previous Years
Previous Years
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Research Libraries
Ten Tips for Getting Close to Rare Materials
Don't be scared by research libraries even though many of the books and documents are rare!
National History Day
National History Day Philadelphia is a program of National History Day

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