Constitution Week – Huron
In celebration of Constitution Week and in support of the Sally Deforest DAR Chapter, the Firelands Bicentennial and John Hancock chapters jointly supported a number of events during the week. Wednesday, Sept 18, Constitution Day, started with a presentation to the first and second grade classes at Huron elementary on the importance of the Constitution. [above] This was followed at 4:00 PM with the mayor of Huron, OH, Rick Schaffter reading the city’s proclamation followed by Compatriot Beebe who read the President’s Proclamation announcing his support of this day. Constitution Sunday started with Compatriots Knight and Beebe presenting the colors in the worship service at Huron Methodist Church in Huron, That afternoon a spirited re-enactment was held with the enormous support of the John Hancock chapter where a small camp was set up at the Huron Boat Basin. Over 90 people attended the event as Compatriot Dan Haas gave several presentations on the time period, fired his musket for the gathering and answered numerous questions.