Declaration of Independence on Display at UVa

July 3, 2007

The Declaration of Independence is on display at the University of Virginia Library.

The exhibit will be open Wednesday for Independence Day and is one of only 25 known surviving copies of the Declaration printed on the night of July 4, 1776.

The exhibit is called "Declaring Independence: Creating and Recreating America's Document." It includes letters and documents from the 56 signers and a 13 minute documentary film about the events that led to the founding of the country.

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