President Lincoln’s Cottage to Display Emancipation Proclamation

David M. Rubenstein loans rare signed copy to National Monument for Civil War anniversary.

August 23, 2012. President Lincoln’s Cottage will be the first public venue to display a rare, signed copy of the Emancipation Proclamation recently purchased by David M. Rubenstein. The historic document will be displayed in the Robert H. Smith Visitor Education Center at President Lincoln’s Cottage from September 22nd, 2012, the date Lincoln issued the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, through the end of February 2013.

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