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Exhibit Developer Sarah Winski and Registrar Stephanie Weiner share insights and information about the National Constitution Center’s rare printing of the Emancipation Proclamation, signed by Abraham Lincoln.
The story of this unknown holiday begins with a bit of presidential trivia but soon turns into a fascinating tale about a most extraordinary slave-turned-citizen.
There are several reasons why the Act for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery is a remarkable document. First, a fun fact: It’s signed by Thomas Paine of Common Sense.