National Archives News

July 4th Celebration

#ArchivesJuly4—Celebrate With Us

People all over the country share the celebration on social media using the hashtag #ArchivesJuly4.




If you can't come in person to Washington, DC, join our celebration through US National Archives YouTube Channel and on the US National Archives Facebook page. Or celebrate at one of our Presidential libraries around the nation.

Google Cultural Institute

"Carting the Charters": Fnd out how the Charters of Freedom—The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights—came to rest in the National Archives.

Founders Online

Founders Online lets you to read and search through thousands of documents written by George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison.


July 4th at the National Archives is made possible in part by the National Archives Foundation with the generous support of John Hancock, Dykema, and Boies Schiller Flexner.