Why celebrate the Constitution? And where did it come from? Read on...and check out the exhibit that will run from Sept. 6-20.
In May of 1787, just as the men of the 1st American Regiment were packing up to leave Fort Steuben and head south to Fort Harmar, delegates from the states of the newly independent United States of America gathered in Philadelphia for an unprecedented meeting. Originally, they planned to reform and strengthen the Articles of Confederation, the document that served to help the fledgling nation work together for independence; but they soon realized that more would be required.