Revolutionary War documents displayed at Crystal Bridges

Posted: June 28, 2012 at 4:13 p.m.

Long before the days of 24-hour cable news networks and Twitter, America’s founding fathers needed a way to get the word out that a radical document known as the Declaration of Independence had been drafted.

The display opens to the public at 11 a.m. Saturday. There is a members' preview 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday. The exhibition is free and does not require timed tickets.

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