Students urged to participate in Northern Neck History Fair

Historic Christ Church & Museum recently announced the 17th annual Northern Neck History Fair.

The competition is open to all fourth-grade students at Lancaster Middle School and Northumberland Elementary as well as third-grade students at Chesapeake Academy. Fourth-grade homeschoolers from Lancaster and Northumberland counties are also invited to participate, reported education director and curator Robert Teagle.

The fair promotes research on life in colonial and revolutionary Virginia by these students, who study the period as part of their Virginia Studies curricula, said Teagle…