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The Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki is having an essay contest for Florida fourth graders. Write an essay in the style of a newspaper article about the famous Seminole leader Osceola. The article should touch on the impact Osceola had on Florida history and/or the Seminole Wars. (Feel free to ask me any historical-related questions here!)

Each essay must be between 300-500 words, preferred typed (if hand written it must be legible), 12 pt. font, and double-spaced. Essays will be judged based on grammar, content, and creativity.

The top winners will each receive:
--Recognition plaque
--4 tickets to the Osceola Remembered exhibit opening at the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum
--A museum gift box
--Your article will be included in the Osceola Remembered exhibit opening on January 26, 2008.
--Your article will be published in the Seminole Tribune newspaper.

Deadline for sumission is October 16, 2007.
All entries must be mailed to:
Sara Whitehead
Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum
HC-61, Box 21A
Clewiston, FL 33440
Winners will be notified by mail December 7th, 2007.
Please include a return address on your entry!

And on a different but related subject, you can still buy Osceola t-shirts by clicking on this text here.

Here is the design on the t-shirts:

Current Location:
the hammock
Current Mood:
accomplished accomplished
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