If you’ll be near Washington, DC, join us for our upcoming programs and professional development opportunities.
Magna Carta Family Day
Saturday, June 6, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Read the translation from Latin.
Celebrate 800 years of Magna Carta! Meet Eileen Cameron and Doris Ettlinger, the author and illustrator of Rupert’s Parchment: Story of Magna Carta, a new book perfect for ages 6-11. Participants will engage in hands-on activities as they discover more about this document that helped shaped how we think about rights.
Magna Carta is widely viewed as one of the most important legal documents in the history of democracy. With it, the King of England placed himself and England’s future sovereigns and magistrates within the rule of law. The copy housed at the National Archives was created in 1297 and placed on loan to the National Archives as a gift to the American people by David M. Rubenstein.
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