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On April 16, 1862, Congress passed and President Abraham Lincoln signed the District of Columbia Emancipation Act, which allowed 3,100 enslaved individuals residing in Washington, DC to gain their freedom.

Saturday, April 13, 2019, 4:00 pm
African American Civil War Memorial
1925 Vermont Avenue NW

(The African American Civil War Memorial is located across the street from the African American Civil War Museum near 10th & U streets NW.)

This program is free to the public.
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