Important 2016 Dates

  • January 25 - Project Registration opens
  • February 8 - Project registration closes; Deadline for web and paper entries.
  • March 16 - NHD Philly Junior Division competition
  • March 17 - NHD Philly Senior Division competition
  • May 10-11 - NHD in PA competition, Millersville University




This Year's Theme

Dr. Thomas Davidson honored by NHD


Congratulations to everyone who participated in NHD Philly 2016!

Check out the results and photos!



Important 2016 Dates

  • January 25 - Project Registration opens
  • February 8 - Project registration closes; Deadline for web and paper entries.
  • March 16 - NHD Philly Junior Division competition
  • March 17 - NHD Philly Senior Division competition
  • May 10-11 - NHD in PA competition, Millersville University
student doing research
What Is National History Day?

High school and middle school students research a topic in history and present a paper, documentary, exhibit, performance or website.

This year's theme
Research Libraries
Tips for students

Whether you need tips for specific types of projects or guidance on doing research, we've got you covered!
NHD

National History Day

National History Day Philadelphia is a program of National History Day, an NEH Medalist

NHD Students

Meet our Students

Check out some amazing NHD projects and the inspirational young minds who created them!

NHD Teachers

For Educators

Resources to help you help your students, from mentoring to Standards to projects.


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