Constitution of the United States

Constitutional Convention, penman Jacob Shallus1787

National Constitution Center

National Constitution Center
Philadelphia, PA, United States

On September 17, 1787, the convention delegates signed the final Constitution—the result of nearly four months of hard work. This four-page, handwritten document now resides at the National Archives Building in Washington, D.C.


  • Title: Constitution of the United States
  • Creator: Constitutional Convention, penman Jacob Shallus
  • Date Created: 1787
  • Location Created: Philadelphia
  • Original Source: U.S. National Archives
  • Rights: National Archives & Records Administration

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