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A Rare Chance to See the Emancipation Proclamation

A Rare Chance to See the Emancipation Proclamation

February 12, 2013 at 7:21 pm

The document that freed thousands of Southern slaves 150 years ago is at the Tennessee State Museum this week. The original Emancipation Proclamation is the centerpiece of an exhibit on Civil War history that opened Tuesday.

Emancipation Proclamation Didn’t Free Tennessee Slaves

December 31, 2012 at 3:08 am

Tomorrow marks the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. President Abraham Lincoln’s executive order is commonly thought of as being responsible for freeing America’s slaves, but the truth is more complex, especially in Tennessee.

Chance to See Historic Document Hinges on Lottery

September 10, 2012 at 5:48 pm

The original Emancipation Proclamation is coming to the Tennessee State Museum for just seven days early next year. The only way for any school to schedule a field trip is to enter a lottery.