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“The Bill of Rights and You” exhibit is currently on display at Hastings Memorial Library. 

“The Bill of Rights and You” on display at library

Hastings Memorial Library in Grant is hosting a 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 (collectively known as the Bill of Rights), illustrates how each amendment protects U.S. citizens, and looks at how Americans exercise the rights outlined in the amendments. 

It invites visitors to connect directly with the people, places and events that mark this historic document’s evolution. The exhibit will run through the end of March.

“The Bill of Rights and You” is organized by the National Archives and Records Administration, and traveled by the National Archives Traveling Exhibits Service (NATES). This exhibition was developed in collaboration with the National Archives’ National Outreach Initiative to commemorate the 225th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights. The exhibition is presented in part by AT&T, Seedlings Foundation, and the National Archives Foundation.

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