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150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

The National Archives will commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation with a special display of the original document in the East Rotunda Gallery. The commemoration will include extended viewing hours, inspirational music, a dramatic reading of the Emancipation Proclamation, and family activities and entertainment for all ages.

Full schedule at

Event begins at 10:00AM

Presented by: National Archives

Categories: History, Free, Exhibits

Event Venue

The National Archives Building

700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20408
  • Sunday, December 30, 2012
  • Monday, December 31, 2012
  • Tuesday, January 1, 2013

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