PAST EVENT: Celebrate DC Emancipation Day!
On April 16, 1862, President Lincoln signed a bill ending slavery in the District of Columbia. Join us in celebrating the 152nd anniversary of emancipation in DC!
Take home a free printed scroll of the D.C. Emancipation Act after a tour of President Lincoln’s Cottage on April 16, 2014.
Petworth Citizen (829 Upshur Street NW, down the street from the Cottage) is proud to donate a portion of all sales on Wednesday April 16, 2014 to support President Lincoln’s Cottage. Open from 4 pm – 1 am!