CSU - Pueblo to host fundraiser, re-enactor for SE Colorado National History Day


PUEBLO – The coordinating committee for the 2013 Southeastern Colorado National History Day Contest at Colorado State University-Pueblo has organized a special event on February 23 to raise funds to support the local National History Day operations. 

This year will mark the 19th consecutive year that CSU-Pueblo has hosted the competition, which encourages middle and high school students to explore and interpret historical events through web pages, performances, publications, and multimedia presentations.  The 2013 contest themed, "Turning Points In History; People, Ideas, Events," will be held on campus March 9, 2013.

Attendees at the fundraising event will "Travel Back In Time To The 1700's..."
featuring Revolutionary War Re-enactor Austin Davidson, who will lead an experience about  exploration, war, inventions, discovery, and the creation of our nation.  Participants also will learn about traditional life in colonial America and see the equipment, tools, and clothing of a soldier in the militia.

Date: Saturday, February 23, 2013

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: El Pueblo History Museum, 301 North Union Ave.

Cost: $10 Adults /$5 Students
   
Call El Pueblo Museum at 583-0453 to make your reservation as seating is limited.

Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.