Polish Constitution Day Schedule of Events

As the world's Polonia marks the 217th Anniversary of Poland’s May 3, 1791 Constitution, the second oldest Democratic Constitution in the world, you are invited to attend the events taking place in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area.



Friday, May 2, 2008, 9:30 A.M.
Commemorative Program,
sponsored by the Council of the United Polish Societies, Chester, PA, at the Historical 1724 Court House, Avenue of the States, Chester, PA. Guest Speaker: Dr. Stephen Skorczynski. Admission free. Info (610) 494-5675.


Saturday, May 3, 2008, 1 P.M.
217th Anniversary Celebration at the
Polish American Cultural Center Museum
308 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, sponsored by the Polish American Congress, Eastern Pennsylvania District. Guest Speaker: Dr. Stephen Skorczynski. Refreshments will be served. Admission free. Info (215) 739-3408. While at the Museum, see the exhibit highlighting the world’s first two democratic constitutions, the U.S. Constitution drafted on September 17, 1787, ratified in 1789 and Poland’s Constitution drafted in 1788, enacted on May 3, 1791.


Sunday, May 4, 2008
Polish Constitution Day Observance,
sponsored by the Polish American Congress, Eastern Pennsylvania District, at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Doylestown, PA. Mass 12:30 P.M. Youth Day Program 2:30 P.M. in the Shrine's Visitors Center featuring performances by Adam Mickiewicz Polish Language School, St. Adalbert Polish Language School, Our Lady of Czestochowa Polish Language School, and the P.K.M. Polish Folk Dancers. Everyone is invited. Admission is free. Info (215) 739-3408.

Paintings of U.S. and Poland Constitutions
Brief Background of May 3, 1791 Constitution
Background of May 3, 1791 Constitution

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