Saturday, April 14, 2007

Liberty and Freedom

North Carolina’s Tour of the Bill of Rights

North Carolina’s copy of the Bill of Rights, stolen from the State Capitol in 1865, and recovered in a sting operation in 2003, will come to Edenton April 19-21, during “Liberty and Freedom: North Carolina’s Tour of the Bill of Rights.” The precious copy of the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution is one of only 15 known copies in existence.

Visit the Edenton Courthouse from 9 AM to 5 PM
* Thursday - April 19th
** Friday - April 20th
*** Saturday - April 21st

to see this great document that is part of our national social contract guaranteeing individual freedoms.

The Liberty and Freedom exhibit will be open at the 1767 Chowan County Courthouse, 117 East King Street, Edenton NC all three days. You can also tour this magnificent court building representing a time before we were even a nation.

There is more information about this exhibit on the Edenton Chamber web site and the NC Culture web site. Links below.


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