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The Museum of Florida History and John G. Riley Museum present

Emancipation Day Celebration

Emancipation Day Celebration

Saturday, May 20, 2017
Knott House Museum, 301 East Park Avenue

Times Events
10:30 a.m. John G. Riley Museum Civil War Commemorative Service
Grave decorating at the Old City Cemetery
11:30 a.m. Dramatic reading of the Emancipation Proclamation
Speeches and music happen on the front steps of the Knott House Museum. After the program, free lunch is available in Lewis Park Across from the Knott House.
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Free admission at local African American history sites
A map to these sites is available at the Knott House

Ash Gallery
Florida A&M University Black Archives at the Union Bank
Florida A&M University Meek-Eaton Archives/Museum
Florida Historic Capitol Museum
John G. Riley Museum
Knott House Museum
Museum of Florida History
Taylor House Museum of Historic Frenchtown
The Grove Museum

All events are free and open to the public

For more information, call 850.922.2459

Event Map
A printed map is available at the Knott House Museum.
QR code for Map of Event

Sponsored By:

Hopping, Green & Sams, P.A. · City of Tallahassee · Friends of the Museum of Florida History, Inc. ·
Harry's Seafood Bar and Grille · Tallahassee Downtown

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