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Emancipation Day Celebration

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

May 20 2016
Emancipation Day Celebration

Emancipation Day is part of a weeklong celebration of Emancipation in Florida’s capital city. The annual event includes musical performances, speakers, a reading of the Emancipation Proclamation, and a free lunch in Lewis Park.

Emancipation Day is part of a weeklong celebration of Emancipation in Florida’s capital city.  Since 2001, the Knott House Museum and the John G. Riley Museum have partnered to produce this public celebration at the Knott House Museum. The annual event includes musical performances, speakers, a reading of the Emancipation Proclamation, and a free lunch in Lewis Park.

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Free

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Knott House Museum

301 East Park Avenue, Tallahassee, FL 32301

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  1. Anyone interested in volunteering for this event can contact Lydia.Nabors @ dos.myflorida.com to sign up!

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