National Archives- the Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights

The National Archives in Washington, DC. Metro: Yellow or green line to Archives/Navy Memorial. Hours: **be prepared to be patient if you want to see the Declaration of Independence, almost always a long line**

National Archives, Washington DC, home of the Magna Carta, Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights, as well as other primary documents.

DC National Archives: Magna Carta, Declaration of Independance, Constitution of the United States, and the Bill of Rights

5 Tips for Your First Visit to the National Archives in Washington, D.C. - Genealogy and Family History - D. Joshua Taylor

5 Tips for Your First Visit to the National Archives in Washington, D. – Genealogy and Family History

New to archival research? Get started using our site to find online records and records kept offline.

The National Archives website. Lots of online exhibits, featured original documents, veterans and census records.

Visit to the National Archives to see the Constitution of my United States of America

The National Archives in Washington, DC.see the Magna Carta The Declaration of Independence, Bill of Rights, and Constitution

Learn how you can use the resources at the United States National Archives to explore your family's ancestry.

Day My favorite genealogy research website is the National Archives. Learn how you can use the resources at the United States National Archives to explore your family's ancestry.

Eleventh Annual State of the Constitution Panel “The New American Constitution” | William G. McGowan Theater  Washington, DC | Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm | Also available for streaming on YouTube

Eleventh Annual State of the Constitution Panel “The New American Constitution”

National Archives - Washington, D.C. - saw Magna Carta, Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights all here!

National Archives - Washington, D. - saw Magna Carta, Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights all here!

Ireland – The National Archives of Ireland has created a special website specifically devoted to genealogy. The website contains a wealth of useful records for anyone tracing their Irish ancestors. Included are the 1901 and 1911 census records,  the Tithe Applotment Books from 1823 to 1837, and the Soldiers’ Wills from 1914 to 1917.

Research your family tree: Search the 1841 / 1851 Census Search Forms [Natl Archives of Ireland]

National Archives, Washington DC.  We visited the Rotunda for Charters of Freedom on an 8th grade trip.  We viewed the Bill of Rights, Declaration of Independence and the Consitution.  Our guide tweeked our 8th grade curiosity by telling us how any threats to these documents would result in the vaults being sent underground.  We were told not to touch and be quiet and careful.

Rotunda at the National Archives Original Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights National Archives Building

The bloody shirt and Christian Dior necktie that doctors had to cut off injured President JFK are stored at the National Archives facility in Maryland

How the emergency room where JFK died was demolished and is now being stored in a secret underground bunker for years

The bloody shirt & Christian Dior necktie that doctors had to cut off injured President JFK are stored at the National Archives facility in Maryland

Know Your Archives Websites. The National Archives and Records Administration (US), The National Archives (UK), Internet Archive, and Archives all have similar names and URLs. They're useful for our genealogy, but they're not interchangeable! Here's a handy guide for telling them apart.

Know Your Archives Websites

Know Your Archives Websites - Don't confuse National Archives and Records Administration (US), The National Archives (UK), Internet Archive, and Arches. This handy guide will help you keep them straight.

Immigration Records  (Ship Passenger Arrival Records and Land Border Entries)  Updated February 1, 2010

Immigration Records (Ship Passenger Arrival Records and Land Border Entries) from the National Archives

An account of the first doctor to reach Abraham Lincoln after he was shot at Ford's Theater, has been discovered in the US National Archives.

Account of doctor who treated Abraham Lincoln after he was shot found

An account of the first doctor to reach Abraham Lincoln after he was shot in a Washington theatre, has been discovered in the US National Archives.

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