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DAR commemorates the signing of the Constitution


Amanda Tafolla-Sutton / Sun-Telegraph

Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Fort Sidney chapter, gather for a meeting at the Veterans History Center in Sidney. Pictured from left, back row: LaDonna Jung, Connie Plentter, Virginia Splichal, Sharon Fehringer, Dawn Erb, Carol Mason, Diana Bruns and LeAnn Rieichenberg. Seated from left: Evelyn Geu and Kathleen Edwards.

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Sidney chapter, commemorated the signing of the Constitution of the United States of America this week.

In 1955, DAR petitioned Congress to set aside Sept. 17-23 annually to be dedicated for the observance of Constitution Week. The resolution was later adopted by the U.S. Congress and signed into Public Law No. 915 on Aug. 2, 1956, by President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

This past week commemorated the 229th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution.

As part of the commemoration, DAR sent out a publication of announcements designed to celebrate...

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