The above photo is an actual 223 year old copy of the "real" constitution. It is on display at the National Constitution Center behind glass with very low lighting.
From May to September 1787, the Constitutional Convention met in secret at Independence Hall in Philadelphia to develop a new constitution for the United States. James Madison played a key leadership role in these deliberations.
On September 17, 1787, the convention gave final approval to a proposed Constitution and adjourned.
A Philadelphia printer, Dunlap & Claypoole, was contracted to print 500 copies of the proposed Constitution for delivery to the Confederation Congress assembled in New York City.
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