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"The Constitution's 225 Anniversary"
National Constitution Center
- Throughout 2012, the National Constitution Center is the the national headquarters for a historic milestone: the United States Constitution’s 225th anniversary. Located on Independence Mall in Historic Philadelphia—where the Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787—the Center is presenting an extraordinary schedule of onsite and online programs that engage citizens nationwide in celebration of the Constitution and its legacy of freedom. These programs illuminate constitutional ideals and inspire active citizenship during a crucial election year. The commemoration culminates in September with a star-studded 225th Constitution Day extravaganza and Liberty Medal ceremony.
- 225th anniversary highlights include [details in article]:
- Governors Proclaim the 225th Anniversary
- Celebrating Freedom of Expression
- Sign the Constitution
- Engaging in Election 2012
- Learning about Civic Holidays with Constitution Hall Pass
- The Grand Finale: 225th Anniversary Constitution Day and Liberty Medal