Important Dates

This Year's Theme

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Important Dates

  • National History Day Philadelphia regional competition dates — March 18 and 19, 2015
  • National History Day PA statewide competition dates — May 12 and 13, 2015 at Millersville University

Also of Note

FUN FOR STUDENTS & PARENTS: Are You Smarter than a NHD Student?
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What Is National History Day?
High school and middle school students research a topic in history and present a paper, movie, play, or website.
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