Happy D.C. Emancipation Day!

President Lincoln’s Cottage hopes everyone has been enjoying this sunny D.C. Emancipation Day.

To learn more about D.C. Emancipation, passed April 16, 1862, visit the National Archives website: http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/featured_documents/dc_emancipation_act/

D.C. Emancipation Act

D.C. Emancipation Act

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