by Marcy Norton
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — U.S. Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis will be honored next month with the National Constitution Center’s Liberty Medal.READ MORE: Triple Shooting At Penn's Landing Leaves 3 Teenagers Injured: Philadelphia Police
Tickets for the Independence Mall ceremony go on sale for the general public on Wednesday.
Constitution Center members get first dibs at tickets Tuesday, but the general public can get them starting at 10 a.m. Wednesday.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Heat Advisory In Effect Until Sunday Evening As Temperatures Hit Record Highs
The Constitution Center’s Merissa Blum says those interested in attending can reserve tickets on the website, at constitutioncenter.org.
“The tickets to the ceremony are free, but guests are limited to two tickets per household,” said Blum.MORE NEWS: Betts Falls Triple Shy Of Cycle, Leads Dodgers Past Phillies
The ceremony is scheduled for September 19th at 7 p.m., rain or shine.