Monday, September 17, 2007

Constitution Day, 2007

September 17, 2007 marks the 220th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of the United States. Established as a federal holiday by Congress in 2004, Constitution Day marks the anniversary of September 17, 1787 -- the day members of the Constitutional Convention signed the final draft of the Constitution.

Find documents from the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, 1774-1789 from American Memory at the Library of Congress. Find biographies of the Delegates to the Constitutional Convention sessions from the National Archives.

Learn more about the Constitution from the National Archives.

Want more information on historical documents and exhibits? Check out the library's guide.

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