12/31/2012Location: Lincoln Memorial | Map Time: 3:00 PM to 3:45 PM,5:00 PM to 5:45 PM Fee Information: FREE
On September 22nd, 1862, Lincoln issued one of the truly most important documents in American history. It went into effect on January 1st. New Year's Eve, 150 years ago, was full of anticipation. Location: Lincoln Memorial. Contact: Jan Buerger (202) 497-1397.