As the 2015-16 school year begins, so do the Annual DAR history essay contests.
The Milford Chapter of the DAR, Freelove Baldwin Stow Chapter, is the local sponsor of two contests: American History and Christopher Columbus.
American History Essay Contest (Grades 5-8)
A Colonial Family’s Reaction to the Stamp Act: March 22, 2015 marks the 250th anniversary of the Stamp Act. Passed by the British Parliament in 1765, this new tax required all colonists to pay a tax on every printed piece of paper they used. The Stamp Act was viewed by the colonists as “taxation without representation.”