Constitution Day

Constitution Day falls on September 17 or an adjacent weekday, if that date falls on a weekend or holiday.

Did you know that four of America's Founding Fathers were from South Carolina?  

On September 17, 1787, members of the Constitutional Convention signed the final draft of the Constitution. Learn about the South Carolina delegates and find other resources to be utilized for teaching about Constitution Day on September 17 or an adjacent weekday, if that date falls on a weekend or holiday.

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Charles Pinckney Bio | Forgotten Founder
Charles Pinckney Bio | Forgotten Founder

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Charles Pinckney is one of the oldest and most historically distinguished names in South Carolina. Having arrived in America in 1692 Thomas Pinckney (Charles Pinckney's great grandfather) was a...
Historical Figures | Forgotten Founder
Historical Figures | Forgotten Founder

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Charles Pinckney (1757-1824) A co-signer of the Constitution who served as South Carolinas 37th Governor, and as a Senator and member of the House of Representatives. Pinckney's role in the...
Charles Pinckney Timeline | Forgotten Founder
Charles Pinckney Timeline | Forgotten Founder

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1757 Born in Charleston, SC 1780 Captured during siege of Charleston 1781 Freed 1784-1786 Delegate to Federal Constitutional Congress 1788 Married to Mary Eleanor Laurens 1789-1791 Governor of South...