Frederick County Public Schools will host more than 150 student competitors at the Maryland Humanities Council’s Frederick County History Day event, open to the public, Saturday, March 10 at Monocacy Middle School. Interested middle and high school students may attend free, interactive, local history workshops from 9-11:45 a.m., with lunch at noon, if they register by Thursday, March 8: https://tinyurl.com/FredCoHistoryDay
The public, including children of all ages, may attend a local history fair as part of the day’s events from 1-3 p.m. without advance registration. Rose Hill Manor, Heritage Frederick, the Civil War Preservation Trust, Frederick Town Fife and Drum, Frederick Daughters of the American Revolution, National Civil War Medicine Museum, local Civil War Living Historians, and the Allied Airmen’s Preservation Society will participate.
Sixth through twelfth grade students who have already registered in their schools for the competition will perform in challenges the public may view from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Winners will progress to the state-level competition held in April. From there, state-level winners may compete in National History Day events in June at the University of Maryland.
Monocacy Middle is at 8009 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick. In the event that snow causes FCPS to reschedule this event it will take place March 17.