222nd Birthday of the U.S. Constitution

The Constitution of the United States of America was signed on September 17th, 1787.  Announcement of this momentous 222nd birthday brought a round of applause during the Lumpkin Couny Commission Meeting on September17.

A  1952 joint resolution of Congress designated September 17th of each year as CITIZENSHIP DAY.  In 1956, Congress set aside the week of September 17th through the 23rd each year to be proclaimed CONSTITUTION WEEK.

The Constitution of the United States “…its only keepers, the people,” George Washington

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