Perspectives on the Emancipation Proclamation at President Lincoln’s Cottage
Lincoln scholars and government officials will present unique perspectives on the Emancipation Proclamation at the site of the document’s development.
December 21, 2012. President Lincoln’s Cottage, a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, will host “Emancipation at 150: The Impact of the Emancipation Proclamation,” a panel discussion in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. This free panel presentation is open to the public and is co-sponsored by President Lincoln’s Cottage and the United States Commission on Civil Rights. The panel takes place on January 3, 2013 from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm at President Lincoln’s Cottage. RSVP is required and space is limited. Interested attendees should call 202-829-0436 x31232 by 5 pm on Thursday, December 27 to reserve a space.
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