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2011–Aug29 FYI: JMI ⁠t⁠o Co-Sponsor Cons⁠t⁠⁠i⁠⁠t⁠u⁠t⁠⁠i⁠on Day Even⁠t⁠s ⁠i⁠n Tallahassee & F⁠t⁠. Lauderdale

By: The James Madison Institute / 2011

The James Madison Institute will sponsor Constitution Day programs in Tallahassee and Ft. Lauderdale:
JMI and the Florida Historic Capitol Museum will hold a day-long Constitution Day Celebration at the Historic Capitol featuring re-enactors depicting James Madison, Ben Franklin, Patrick Henry, and others.
After daytime performances for school groups and the general public (see full schedule of activities), the celebration will culminate in an evening reception at 6:15pm hosted by First Lady Dolley Madison and a special 7pm program, Three Founders Discuss the U.S. Constitution.  At this program, James Madison, Ben Franklin, and Patrick Henry will describe their respective roles in our nation’s founding, fielding questions from Tallahassee-area high school and college students.
Seating for the 7pm program is limited. To guarantee your seat, contact Jenny Stone at or (850)386-3131.
JMI to co-sponsor a special ceremony, The Unveiling of the Spirit of Freedom Gallery, a permanent exhibit at the Junior Achievement World Huzienga Center at Broward College.  The exhibit will feature antique bronze plaques of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights, identical in size and appearance to the original documents housed in the National Archives in Washington. For more information, visit
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 from 11am-4pm: 
JMI to co-sponsor a festive program at the Junior Achievement World Center at Broward College to continue the celebration of Constitution Day and the opening of The Spirit of Freedom Experience.  Historic re-enators will be present; and JMI will be distributing copies of our award-winning supplemental curriculum, Celebrate Freedom.