IMPORTANT 2016 -2017 DATES:

  • Introductory Teacher Workshop and Cultural Fair: October 17, 2016, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 4:30 - 7:00
  • Webinar - Connecting to Online Resources: The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia, November 2, 2016, 4:30 - 5:30
  • Junior Division Contest: March 15, 2017
  • Senior Division Contest: March 16, 2017




This Year's Theme

Classroom Mentors Available: Graduate students from Temple's College of Education will be available to help NHD Philly students and teachers in their classrooms, beginning in November. Sign-up details coming in the fall!


Congratulations to everyone who participated in NHD Philly 2016!

Check out the results and photos!



IMPORTANT 2016 -2017 DATES:

  • Introductory Teacher Workshop and Cultural Fair: October 17, 2016, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 4:30 - 7:00
  • Webinar - Connecting to Online Resources: The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia, November 2, 2016, 4:30 - 5:30
  • Junior Division Contest: March 15, 2017
  • Senior Division Contest: March 16, 2017
More workshops and webinars will be added to the schedule soon!
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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