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Emancipation Proclamation Exhibit
Now on display at the Trust’s Historical Society Museum is a rare copy print, signed by Abraham Lincoln, of the Emancipation Proclamation, commissioned by the Philadelphia Great Central Sanitary Fair in 1864.  The Document is on loan from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, now until April 5,  2014. 

The document is on display in the Museum's Library Gallery at 250 E. Market St. for visitors to enjoy with regular admission.  Along with the Emancipation Proclamation, a small exhibition will feature related materials from the Trust's Library & Archives including a famous autographs interactive display.


Educational Resources 

The Abraham Lincoln Papers from the Library of Congress (featuring the Emancipation Proclamation)

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