Tallahassee Emancipation Day Celebration

By: Eyewitness News Email
By: Eyewitness News Email

Sunday marks a major day in Florida's history.

Tons of people traveled to downtown Tallahassee to commemorate Emancipation Day in Florida.

This was part of a week full of events, reminding people of the importance of freedom.

This afternoon's event included a re-enactment from General Edward McCook who read the Emancipation Proclamation on the footsteps of the Knott museum back in 1865.

The Knott Museum is open from Wednesday through Saturday and provides tours for the public.

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