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The Emancipation Proclamation on Display in Gettysburg
May 17, 2018 @ 8:00 am - November 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Gettysburg National Military Park and the Gettysburg Foundation have teamed up to honor the history of the Emancipation Proclamation by exhibiting a copy personally signed by President Abraham Lincoln. One of three color lithographic broadsides, this was given directly to Lincoln by David Williams Cheesman, and is known as the Cheesman copy.
The Emancipation Proclamation is on loan from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and will be on display from May 17-November 25, 2018 in the Gettysburg Museum of the American Civil War at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. Visit GettysburgFoundation.org or call 877-874-2478 for tickets. Dates with Times: May 17 – Oct 31 – 8am – 6pm and Nov 1 – Nov 25 – 9am – 5pm. Price ranges (CFM or Museum Only) Adult: $9.00 – $15.00 / Youth: (ages 6-12) $7.00 – $10.00.