Eisenhower Presidential Museum Exhibits Rare Copy of Declaration of Independence


ABILENE, KS.- The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum announces an original copy of the Declaration of Independence will be on display April 26 and 27. To maximize the short window of opportunity, museum hours will be extended in an effort to allow as many visitors as possible to take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view our Nation’s birth certificate. The Museum will be open on April 26 and 27 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. and offer reduced admission. Ages 18 and under will be free and others will be $5. Active duty military always receive free admission. The Dunlap broadside is one of 25 remaining original copies of the Declaration of Independence. After adopting the Declaration on the morning of July 4, 1776, the original was sent to a printer named John Dunlap. He typeset and printed about 200 copies that were carried by horseback out to the colonies’ political and military leaders. The call