Please join us for the Declaration of Independence- Observation of July 4th and Ratification of the Pennsylvania Constitution. Scheduled Speaker: Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice P. Kevin Brobson.
(Biography to be provided in future announcement).
In order to raise awareness and appreciation for the development of the law and our democratic republic, and to honor directives of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to observe certain historical events relevant to our citizens, President Judge Shawn D. Meyers of the Common Pleas Court for the 39th Judicial District will conduct the following observations in 2022. All events will be held at 8:30 a.m. in Courtroom No. 1 of the Franklin County Courthouse, 14 N. Main Street, Chambersburg, PA. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.
June 17th, 2022 - Juneteenth Observation.
July 1st, 2022 - Declaration of Independence- Observation of July 4th and Ratification of the Pennsylvania Constitution.
September 16th, 2022 - Adoption of United States Constitution by the Delegates of the Constitutional Convention and Ratification of the Bill of Rights.