Journey to Emancipation Statewide History Conference

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

Dec 05 - 07 2021
Journey to Emancipation Statewide History Conference

The John G. Riley Center & Museum will host a statewide history conference on a variety of educational topics ranging from the history of the Civil War and Emancipation to Florida Maroon Societies and the Underground Railroad.

Engage with historians, educators, archivists and political leaders on the history and facts along the road to Emancipation of enslaved Africans in America. Conference speakers and panelists will discuss the significance of the Emancipation Proclamation; December 6th, the date of the ratification of the 13th Amendment; May 20th, Florida’s Emancipation date; and the other topics of historical relevance. This conference is purposed to unpack significant events in the history of America for

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Conference Registration fee : $200

Contact: 850-891-3560


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  • Dec 5, 2021 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Sun)
  • Dec 6, 2021 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Mon)
  • Dec 7, 2021 at 08:00 am - 08:00 pm (Tue)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


AC Hotel Marriot

801 S Gadsden St., Tallahassee, FL 32301

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COVID-19 Phased Reopening

Face masks required: Yes
Proof of vaccines required: No
Reservations required: Yes
Social distancing: Yes
Limited Capacity: Yes

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