Was the Constitution really written on hemp paper and where did Thomas Jefferson sign it? In honor of National History Day, Constitution Daily clears up some pesky myths from the Founding Fathers’ time.
National Constitution Center:Mar 12, 2014This week’s #WomensHistoryMonth #WCW is Mary Katherine Goddard! A newspaper publisher and postmaster of Baltimore, Maryland, Goddard is famous for printing of the first copy of the Declaration of Independence that included the signers’ names. To learn more about her life and legacy, visit our National Tree in the museum’s main exhibition. http://bit.ly/1hquLIR
National Constitution Center:Mar 11, 2014JUST ADDED! One of America’s most prominent legal minds, Alan Dershowitz visits the museum to discuss his latest autobiography and his remarkable journey: from growing up in Brooklyn, to joining the Harvard faculty at age 25, to his involvement in the famous trials of O.J. Simpson, Mike Tyson, and Patty Hearst. Thursday, March 27 at 12 p.m. Grab your tickets here! http://bit.ly/1oK1eZI