Declaration of Independence - July 4th 1776 - Hand-painted Wooden sign - Black chalk paint - 24 x 12 - Fourth of July - Thomas Jefferson


The first words of the Declaration of Independence-- as penned by Thomas Jefferson--on July 4th in 1776-- are reproduced on high quality wood, in antique white script on a black background painted with chalk paint.

12 inches x 24 inches on a 1/2 inch wooden board.

It reads:

Declaration of Independence July 4th 1776

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.

The script on the sign closely resembles that on the original Declaration of Independence.

This makes an outstanding gift for anyone interested in the origin of the United States as an independent nation. American History students and teachers really appreciate the authenticity of the this piece.

It comes ready to hang in your home, classroom or office.

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