In celebration of Constitution Week 2023, the State Archives will be partnering with the Asbury Station and Samuel Johnston Chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Cary on Friday, September 22nd for a FREE “One Day Wonder” exhibit from 10am to 6pm.
The event will be hosted by the Page Walker Arts and History Center.
The exhibit will feature original documents from the State Archives’ Vault Collection and include:
John Adams’ 1776 letter to delegate William Hooper outlining his thoughts on government
The first leaf of North Carolina’s 1776 Constitution and Declaration of Rights
North Carolina’s copy of the 13th Amendment which ended slavery in the United States in 1865
And the 1868 State Constitution
In addition, there will be volunteers dressed in 18th Century period costume, an activity for children and information on genealogy.
Groups are welcome and should complete and submit the One Day Wonder Group Form to reserve a time.
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