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Watch Night: Looking To Freedom
Join the Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center for a discussion on the Emancipation Proclamation and its influence and implementation in St. Augustine, FL.
On December 31st, 1862, free and enslaved people across the nation gathered together at night to wait for news of the Emancipation Proclamation. From Boston and Washington to South Carolina and Saint Augustine, the next day was one of joy, exuberance, and celebration.
On December 31st, 2020 at 2:00 PM, the Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center will discuss the history and legacy of the Emancipation Proclamation and Watch Night in St. Augustine.
This virtual event is free. Follow the link to register.
Parking is available for museum guests along either side the museum building, behind the building (Via Pomar St), and across from the building (grass lot).