Constitution Day Focus Tours at Scotchtown

Sep 17, 2023

11:00 am — 12:00 pm

When the Constitution was sent to the states for approval in 1788, it faced heavy scrutiny; many detractors argued it did not adequately protect individual liberties, robbed the states of their sovereignty and provided the newly-empowered national government with the ability to curtail the institution of slavery. Learn about Patrick Henry’s role as a leading anti-Federalist at Virginia’s Ratification Convention in the summer of 1788 during this specialty focus tour taking place at 11 a.m. on September 17.