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The National Archives Comes Alive! Young Learners Program—Meet George Mason

National Archives Museum

Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST

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Meet George Mason, portrayed by Don McAndrews. George Mason drafted the Virginia Declaration of Rights and was one of our nation’s Founding Fathers. He believed “that all men are by nature equally free and independent and have certain inherent rights.” It was his belief and actions that gave him the name “Father of the Bill of Rights.” Mr. Mason will reflect on why he refused to sign the U.S. Constitution without securing individual rights for the people, his friendship with George Washington, and his home life at Gunston Hall, Virginia.

In partnership with Gunston Hall, home of George Mason and Home of American Rights.


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