In 1776, colonists were fed up with the taxes on sugar, tea, and other imported goods. These colonists wrote a letter to King George III of
, declaring their independence. Today, this original document is on display in England Washington, D.C.
At the time, the document traveled all over the American colonies to spread the news of the war against
. Unfortunately, this kind of travel and treatment extensively damaged the document. Several decades later in 1843, members of Congress had the foresight to issue copies of the Declaration of Independence. Come to the Museum to learn more about this process. England
Make this holiday a memorable one by viewing the document and read about the men who founded our nation.
For more information, call us at 316.263.1311 or visit our website at www.worldtreasures.org. We will be open on July 4th from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.