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The Bill of Rights and You – Chester exhibit
December 30, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until March 3, 2017
CHESTER, Vt. – Beginning on December 30, Whiting Library, on Main Street in Chester will host a new pop-up exhibition from the National Archives, The Bill of Rights and You, commemorating the 225th anniversary of the ratification of this landmark document. The Bill of Rights and You spotlights one of the most remarkable periods in American history, explores the origins of the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution. The Bill of Rights and You invites visitors to connect directly with the people, places, and events that mark this historic document’s evolution. This exhibit runs through March 2017.
Details about these historic documents may be found at archives.gov/amending-america. There you explore history, take part in the national discussion and download free ebooks about the creation and amending of The Bill of Rights. Please call the Library for more information at 802-875-2277, whitinglibrary@yahoo and visit us Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. We also are distributing pocket copies of The Constitution.