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2016 Season of Emancipation Celebration

Presented by John G. Riley Center & Museum of African-American History and Culture at Knott House Museum, Tallahassee FL

May 20 - 21 2016
2016 Season of Emancipation Celebration

These events are part of the 151st Commemoration of the Civil War and the Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation that took place here in Tallahassee at the end of the Civil War. This annual city-wide celebration is open to all!rnrn

The 2nd Infantry Regiment United States Colored Troops (USCT) Living History Association is proud to announce its 2016 Season of Emancipation Celebration. The 2nd Infantry Regiment USCT LHA will be participating in the Annual City-wide Celebration and will be hosting and/or participating in several events:

• Friday, May 20, 2016 – 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. - Wreath- Laying Ceremony and Salute to Fallen U.S.C.T. Soldiers - Old City Cemetery, Martin Luther King Street, Tallahassee

• Friday,

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Knott House Museum

301 East Park Avenue, Tallahassee, FL 32301

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