Hear Mayor Nutter read the 13th Amendment (the one that abolished slavery)

December 6 marks 150 years since the United States came to its senses and officially abolished slavery by ratifying the 13th Amendment to the Constitution. Mayor Nutter will perform a public reading of the document at 2 PM as part of an afternoon of activities.

Where: National Constitution Center at 525 Arch St. 19106

When: December 6, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

How much: Free


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