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Carrying (& Caring for) the Declaration of Independence with Karen Chase


  • July 30, 2021 | 7:00 pm

Just how important was the Declaration of Independence? How important has it become? Author Karen Chase will give an overview of the Declaration’s wording, examine the original parchment and various copies, and outline how we’ve stored, cared for, and even neglected the document for 245 years. Moreover, we’ll discuss why this document is meaningful for us now.

Learn more about amazing guest speaker Karen Chase at, and about her book “Carrying Independence” at

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