National History Day® is a nonprofit educational organization that promotes the teaching and learning of history in middle and high schools around the world through a variety of programs for teachers and students. The largest program is the National History Day Contest. Established in 1974, the National History Day Contest encourages more than half a million middle and high school students around the world to conduct original research on historical topics of interest. NHD is a year-long educational program that culminates in a national contest every June at the University of Maryland, College Park.
The 2023 contest took place on the Messiah University Campus on Saturday, March 18.
The Theme for the 2023 contest is Frontiers in History: PEOPLE, PLACES, IDEAS.