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Constitution Day on September 17

September 17 is Constitution Day, commemorating the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men on September 17, 1787. It recognizes all who, born in the United States or by naturalization, have become citizens. In 2004, under Senator Robert Byrd's urging, Congress changed the designation of this day to "Constitution Day and Citizenship Day." You can learn more about the U.S. Constitution on the U.S. National Archives website.

  • UMN Crookston: Cookies and the Constitution 10:00am - 1:00pm. Celebrate Constitution Day 2021 with us by stopping by the Northern Lights Lounge to pick up your own copy of the constitution to keep, and enjoy a patriotic cookie while you are there! 

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