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Lincoln Library and Museum will display the Emancipation Proclamation Visitors can see historic document at no cost

 


As America celebrates Juneteenth, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is giving everyone a chance to see a rare copy of the Emancipation Proclamation.

There will be no charge to see the proclamation, which bears the signature of Abraham Lincoln. It will be displayed June 17, June 19-24 and June 27-30.

“Few documents in all of American history carry the weight of the Emancipation Proclamation. We are proud to share it with the public,” said Christina Shutt, executive director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

President Lincoln issued the Emancipatio...



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