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Senators venture off campus for their first field trip to Maryland Greenbelt Post 136 and the National Mall.
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Day two of Boys Nation consists of the senators completing orientation, holding party conventions and electing senate offices.
Friday, July 23, marked the start of the 64th American Legion Boys Nation program, where 98 Boys State representatives arrived in Washington, D.C.
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Two representatives selected from each of the 49 Boys States will convene in Washington, D.C., July 23-30 for Boys Nation.
Since 1935, more than a million high school boys have attended The American Legion Boys State program to experience a week that can change a lifetime.
Publication follows 98 young men through "a week that shapes a lifetime."
Christopher Andrews, 17, of Green River, Wyo., was elected president of The American Legion Boys Nation.
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Former anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, journalist and author remembers his time with Boys State.
William O’Neil, 90, attended the first Buckeye Boys State in 1936 as the delegate from the St. Clairsville, Belmont County in Ohio.