Mary Harris Essay 2017

Due: November 1, 2017
Awarded: November 16 at 6:00 P.M.

Open to persons of any age who reside or work in Coshocton County, including students whose permanent home is in Coshocton County. Essays must have some connection to the County. Only non-fiction with proper citations will be accepted. Works will be judged on writing quality, exposition of topic and accuracy.  Essays which won 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place in the 2015 and 2016 contests are ineligible. Other previously submitted entries may be re-submitted in whole or altered form. Previous winners may enter with a new essay.

The competition has $3,000 allotted for prize money--$1,000 for 1st Place, $500 for 2nd, and five $200 prizes for Honorable Mention. A $500 award will also be granted at the discretion of the judges. Entries must be submitted by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., by mail or dropped off in person to the Museum by November 1, 2017. Award winners will be announced at the museum on Nov. 16th at 6:00 P.M.

Examples for topics include history, people, culture, Native American nations, languages and culture, flora and fauna, hunting, agriculture, child care, personal dress, make-up and body decoration, religion, philosophy, literature, etc. 

Johnson Humrickhouse Museum
300 N. Whitewoman Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
740-622-8710
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