West Virginia State University will host a special Constitution Day presentation on the creation of the state constitution 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday.
Professor Robert M. Bastress of the West Virginia University College of Law will present "The Making of the West Virginia Constitutions: 1861-1872" in room 134 of the Wilson University Union.
The event is free and open to the public.
Bastress will discuss how the new state's framers chose the structure for its government. His discussion will be followed by a 20-minute film, "Creating a Constitution," which examines the creation of the U.S. Constitution.
For more information, contact Billy Joe Peyton at 304-766-3235 or peyto...@wvstateu.edu.