<h1>It\u2019s time for the 2017 Hidden History Photo Contest, where the rich cultural heritage of southern West Virginia is revealed through photography.<\/h1>\r\nCapture stories of the past with a creative eye and a camera, sharing the diverse history preserved in this region\u2019s National and State Parks, the National Coal Heritage Area, as well as in our own back yards. Prizes will be awarded and winning photos will be displayed at Tamarack, online and in heritage museums throughout southern West Virginia.\r\n\r\nContest entry deadline is Aug. 8. The free contest is open to West Virginia amateur photographers, adult and youth. Photographs can be entered in several history-based subject categories and must be taken within the specified contest area. See contest rules and link to the free online entry platform at http:\/\/www.nps.gov\/neri\/planyourvisit\/hidden-history-photo-contest.htm.