County competition encourages visiting historic sites
FREEHOLD, NJ –
“This is a wonderful opportunity for
A completed essay should cover one of these themes:
- Write about a visit to a local historical place and how it helped you appreciate
’s history more, or Monmouth County
- Write about an event that is important to your family’s history (grandparents’ generation or earlier) and tell why it is important to them.
Eligibility information and rules are available on the Monmouth County Web site at www.visitmonmouth.com. Members of the Monmouth County Historical Commission will judge the essays for writing skills, accuracy and neatness. First-, second- and third-place winners will receive savings bonds.
“This essay contest gives our local fifth graders an opportunity to get out and see the wonderful historic treasures here in
Completed essays should be postmarked or delivered by March 11, 2012 to the Monmouth County Historical Commission, Hall of Records Annex, 2nd floor, Freehold, NJ 07728.
For additional information, call 732-431-7413 or visit the County’s Web site at www.visitmonmouth.com.