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Historical Commissioners Essay Contest


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Be a part of Clifton’s History for the next century! Write an essay about Clifton’s History, and enter to win one of three prizes. Prizes include a gift card in the amount of either $100.00, $50.00, or $25.00. The Essay contest is sponsored by the Clifton Historical Commissioners.

What you need to do:

Write a research paper about Clifton’s History-Acquackanonk, up to April 25, 1917, or Clifton, April 26, 1917, when the City was incorporated. The paper can be a comparison between then or now, or a description. It must be a 3-page essay, with references. Students can write about their Family’s History, (current or past), the American Revolution, Lenape Indians, Early Settlers, Early Industry, Agriculture, or the Morris Canal.

The Deadline is May 18, 2018. The Historical Commissioners will judge all essay papers. Essay winners will be recognized, and awarded the prizes at a City Council Meeting, in City Hall on June 19, 2018.

So start your essay about the History of Clifton. The City That Cares!

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