The Monongalia County Fee entertained a request from three Morgantown Chapters of the Nationwide Society Daughters of the American Revolution to proclaim the week of Sept. 17-23 as Structure Week.
They rang bells together with the Monongalia Courthouse bell at precisely at 4 p.m. Sept. 17, to mark the second when the Structure was signed in 1787.
Posters had been distributed all through Monongalia County and a brunch was additionally held at Shoney’s in Morgantown. Representatives from all three Morgantown WVDAR chapters attended.
Bells Throughout America is an annual celebration of the signing of the U.S. Structure. Bells Throughout America individuals collect to ring bells to homage to the day the church bells of Philadelphia rang out when the U.S. Structure was first signed — 4 p.m. Sept. 17, 1787.
Structure Week is well known yearly in the course of the week of Sepyt.17-23 to commemorate the doc’s historical past, significance, and convey consideration to the way it serves nonetheless in the present day.
This celebration of the Structure was began by the Daughters of the American Revolution. In 1955, DAR petitioned Congress to put aside Sept. 17-23 yearly in observance of Structure Week. The decision was later adopted by the U.S. Congress and signed into public legislation on Aug. 2, 1956, by President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
The DAR has additionally erected a construction in Washington, D.C., in-built tribute to the Structure of america: DAR Structure Corridor.