2020 Information


Every year National History Day® frames students’ research within a historical theme. The theme is chosen for the broad application to world, national, or state history and its relevance to ancient history or to the more recent past. The 2020 theme is Breaking Barriers in History.

For more information on the theme and official rules please visit the official National History Day website.

How to Enter

Registration for the 2020 Bucks Mont Regional Contest will open Friday, December 6, 2019.

When registration opens:

TEACHERS – Please note that teachers must register themselves before any students will be able to register.

STUDENTS – After teachers have registered, students can register individually. If students are part of a group project, the first student to register in the group will receive a project ID to send to remaining group members.

DEADLINE – Registration will close at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, February 3, 2020.

For questions or more information, please contact historyday@mercermuseum.org


Among the oldest artifacts in the Mercer Museum are a 2,000 year old whale oil lamp and Native American implements dating to 6,000-8,000 BC.
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