I love old things, antique things, and ancient things. When I walk through my favorite antique store I’m often heard saying, "I wonder who held this before me." I’m in awe when I pick up a hundred year old book and try to feel all the other souls who touched it. I find that history and its individuals with fantastic stories fill me with joy and wonder at times past. And so often am I looking back, that sometimes I miss today.
On the 17th of September, 1787, the Constitution of the United States was completed and signed by 39 of the 55 delegates sent to the "Grand Convention" at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The document was subsequently ratified by conventions in eleven states. In commemoration of the anniversary of the signing, facts about the constitution, as well as an overview of the great struggle to form this nation, will be addressed in a PowerPoint presentation entitled the The Miracle of Philadelphia, presented by David A.