Constitution Family Day at the National Archives

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Courtesy of our founding fathers and the National Archives

Delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia debated, compromised and came up with a new framework of government for our country. On Sept. 17, 1787, they signed the document that today lives in the Rotunda, visited by millions of people from all around the world. On Sept. 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., celebrate 230 years of the Constitution with hands-on discovery at the National Archives. nara.gov.