'Living History' contest in Honesdale

HONESDALE, PA — The Delaware Company will present the first annual Living History Oral Expression Contest on Sunday, April 15 at 2 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church, 827 Church St.

The contest’s theme is “Soul of the American Revolution 1750-1800,” and it will feature area students reciting the words of America’s Founding Fathers from that period. There will be two categories: sixth through eighth grade, and ninth through 12th grade. There will be three judges: Sullivan County Historian John Conway; Tod Miller, head of the social studies department at Honesdale High School (HHS); and Amy Lesek, English teacher at HHS. Sponsors are Spencer Printing, The Dime Bank and SK Fire Sprinkler of Damascus.

Some of the students will be in period costume, and the event will also feature Revolutionary War re-enactors and live music. For more information and to register, contact Teresa Kehagias at praxis@ptd.net or 570/224-0813.

 

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