National Constitution Center
Philadelphia residents don’t have to make the trip to the nation’s capital to take part in the festivities.
The National Constitution center announced on Thursday that Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has been elected Chairman of the Center’s Board of Trustees.
While many historians concur the bombardment on Fort Sumter triggered the start of the Civil War, there is a document President Abraham Lincoln signed just days after the event that is actually considered the legal launch of the bloody conflict between the states.
The Raab Collection in Philadelphia said Tuesday it is selling the document, which it calls one of the most important in American history. The asking price is $900,000.
A hatchet used to bust up saloons, the verdict sheet from Al Capone’s trial, and lawman Eliot Ness’ sworn oath of office are among the more sobering artifacts in a new exhibit documenting the driest period in U.S. history.
Kosher food in Merion, sausage at the Reading Terminal Market, and beer at the National Constitution Center are all on Hadas’ menu this week.
The National Constitution Center gave youngsters – below the legal voting age – a chance to register their preferences in Tuesday’s presidential election.
“Matt is no longer with us because two men learned — they learned — that it was okay to hate,” Judy Shepard said.
Curator Daniel Okrent says there’s a lot to learn about the US Constitution by examining this period in American history.
The budget for fiscal 2013 is slightly smaller than last year’s, according to the NCC chief operating officer Vince Stango, “and as a result we are realigning our resources.”
Officials from the What It Takes Foundation have gathered the area’s most successful professionals to help put 200 students on the same path to success.
As Pennsylvania’s highest court considers arguments over the state’s voter ID law, a panel discussion on Monday at the National Constitution Center featured arguments for and against.
It was 225 years ago, today, when the United States Constitution was adopted by the Constitutional Convention here in Philadelphia. And there are all kinds of events in town to mark the occasion.
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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali received the prestigious Liberty Medal last night at an outdoor ceremony at the National Constitution Center.