By Press Release Desk, News Partner Feb 9, 2019 9:00 am ET Tessa Werne. The American History Essay Contest was established to encourage young people to think creatively about our nation's great history and learn about history in a new light. This contest is open to students in public, private, and parochial schools and registered home-study programs. The topic for the middle school students was “The Voyage of the Mayflower” and the topic for high school students was “A Sailors Experiences as Part of Christopher Columbus' First Expedition to the America's ”. schools Darien's DAR 2019 Essay Contest Winners Announced Fifth Grade DAR Essay contest winners received their awards this week. Knowing what materials were available in 1620, what would you have packed to prepare for the trip and starting a new life in the wilderness? 2020 marks the 400th Anniversary of the voyage of the Mayflower and the founding of the Plymouth Colony.

2018–2019 Special Projects Grants winners (PDF) 2017–2018 Special Projects Grants winners (PDF) 2016–2017 Special Projects Grants winners (PDF) The January meeting of the Thomasville Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) featured the first-place winners of the American History Essay Contest. SPRING MILLS — “The Voyage of the Mayflower” was the topic for the 2019-20 DAR American History Essay Contest. The Jerusalem Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution announces the winners of the 2019-2020 DAR American History Essay Contest. Imagine you are one of the passengers on the Mayflower.

California DAR awards American History Essay Contest. DAR Headquarters will be closed Monday, February 17th, for Presidents Day. The topic for the 2019-20 year was “The Voyage of the Mayflower.” This year marks the 400th anniversary of the voyage and the founding of Plymouth Colony on Nov. 9, 1620. The DAR Historic Preservation Program was formerly the DAR Special Projects Grant program here you can see previous grant awardees and photos of their projects. DAR announces essay contest winners May 8, 2020.

Special Projects Funded by DAR Grants. The American History Essay Contest was established to encourage young people to think creatively about our nation's great history and learn about history in a new light. Shenandoah Valley Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution received numerous essays about The Voyage of the Mayflower from the eighth-grade class at Spring Mills Middle School.