Many people know what the Declaration of Independence is, but fewer know the stories behind and around it.
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In this episode, we discuss some of the lesser known tavern stories about the Declaration of Independence, and take a moment to delve into what it actually means and represents. When we envision the founders as they discussed declaring their independence from Great Britain, many people imagine a bunch of stuffy white men in powdered wigs debating cordially. However, for the most part, that was not the case. Most of their discussions were held in taverns over a pint since that was the primary social gathering point.