U. S. Constitution Day Ceremony To Be Held in Sherman

Sherman Texas | August 10, 2018

Preston Trail Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution cordially invites the public to attend and to participate in its Constitution Day ceremony and public reading of the U.S. Constitution, Monday, September 17, 2018, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., in the West Courtroom, second floor, Grayson County Courthouse, 100 West Houston Street, Sherman, TX.  The ceremony will honor the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men on September 17, 1787.  The ceremony will include the public reading of the U.S. Constitution by members of the public in attendance.

Preston Trail NSDAR Chapter invites you to bring a hand bell and to participate in a public bell-ringing following the ceremony on the lawn of the Grayson County Courthouse, a tradition new Americans in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania began 231 years ago in celebration of the U.S. Constitution.

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890 to promote historic preservation, education and patriotism. Its members are descended from the patriots who won American independence during the Revolutionary War. With more than 177,000 members in approximately 3,000 chapters worldwide, DAR is one of the world’s largest and most active service organizations.  DAR members are committed to volunteer service having served more than 12.5 million hours in communities throughout the world during the past three years.  To learn more about the work of today’s DAR, visit www.DAR.org or connect with DAR on social media at facebook.com/TodaysDARtwitter.com/TodaysDAR and youtube.com/TodaysDAR.