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Happy Constitution Day!

September 17 is designated as Constitution Day and Citizenship Day to commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787. Before the Constitution came to its permanent home at the National Archives in 1952, it was in storage at the U.S. Department of State and on display at The Library of Congress.

The Constitution of the United States (National Archives Identifier 1667751)
Learn more about the Constitution and the Charters of Freedom on our website at America's Founding Documents.

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The U.S. Constitution found its permanent home at the National Archives in Washington, DC in 1952. 
Go inside the vaults to learn more about the U.S. Constitution.
Discover more: Celebrating Constitution Day
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