Washington's Birthday Art Contest
Jake Kurtz - 2005 6th Grade Special Merit
Fort Necessity National Battlefield celebrates George Washington's Birthday by sponsoring an art contest for fourth, fifth and sixth grade students. Entries are generally due by early February. Prizes are awarded for the top entries by grade and category. In addition, sample winning pictures are posted on this web site.
Questions regarding the art contest can be directed to Park Ranger James Tomasek at Fort Necessity National Battlefield.
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Did You Know?
Christoph Jacob Munk and his family emigrated from Germany to Ohio in 1832. They traveled along the National Road. He wrote about rainstorms, a 4 foot rattlesnake, the mountains and sleeping at isolated inns. He also mentions that “it is very troublesome to travel with [a] wife and children.”