Meeting in secrecy, a small band of American patriots did something so daring, so extraordinary and so likely to fail that the dangers they faced were exceeded only by the history they would make.
America’s Founding Fathers Exhibit recounts the riveting story behind the signing of the Declaration of Independence, an act that would change the course of United States history. Even better, it is presented in a fresh, entertaining way that will delight people from all walks of life.
John Trumbull’s iconic painting immortalizing the founding fathers is accompanied by an exhilarating light and sound presentation that highlights the events that lead to the fateful signing of the significant document. The heart-pounding show will take you back in time and cause you to feel as though you are actually in the room during those pivotal moments.
Before visiting the compelling exhibit, brush up on a few facts about the signing of the U.S. Declaration of Independence, as well as some lesser-known details about the founding fathers (and mother!) and their critical roles in America’s independence.
Envisioning a way to renew Black Hills visitors’ sense of patriotism, Don Perdue is the force behind the development of America’s Founding Fathers Exhibit. Learn more about the local entrepreneur, who has also worked on other patriotic projects in the area, and discover his motivation behind creating the ambitious project.