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New Hampshire State House Bicentennial


Created by HB 1559 in 2014, the State House Bicentennial Commission's purpose is to plan and organize educational, cultural, and commemorative events to celebrate the bicentennial of the State House.

The New Hampshire State House Bicentennial Commission (NHSHBC), on behalf of the state of New Hampshire, is pleased to offer the 2019 NH State House Bicentennial Mixed Media Contest.

A total of nine awards will be given at each regional level and at the State level. Any child between the ages 5-21 that resides in New Hampshire and is a public, private or home school student in kindergarten through 12th grade can participate. Applicants must submit their poster essay accompanied by the Essay Contest Entry Form to the regional office in which their school is located.

The contest theme is "The New Hampshire State House and its Meaning Today."

The winners of the 2018 essay contest were feted on May 16, 2018. Read the full press release from the awards ceremony here.

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