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4th graders can enter historic place essay contest

Lincoln Memorial in Southern Indiana
Lincoln Memorial in Southern Indiana
Steve Polston

“My favorite place in Indiana” is the topic of an essay contest announced this morning by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources’ division of historic preservation and archaeology.

The competition is open to any Indiana 4th grade public, private, or home school student. Essays should tell about a historic place (50 years old or older) in Indiana and why it is the student’s favorite place.

The word count for this essay is from 100 to 400 words and submissions should be handwritten or typed and must be the student’s own work, according to the agency’s news release.

Essays must include student’s name, teacher’s name, and the school’s name, address, telephone number, and email address. Submission deadline is April 29, 2013. Judges will choose first, second, and third place winners during the first week of May.

Essays should be sent to:
Jeannie Regan-Dinius, Director of Special Programs
Indiana Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology
402 W. Washington Street
Room W274, IGCS
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2739
DHPAConnect@dnr.in.gov
“My Favorite Place in Indiana”
4th Grade Student Essay Competition

A flyer is available for download here.

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