01/01/2013Location: Old Post Office Tower - Ben Franklin statue Time: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM Fee Information: FREE
Let Freedom Ring!
Ranger Talk and Bell Ringing, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
For the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, bells will ring in celebration in Washington, D.C., just as they did in 1863. The event will begin with a reading of the Emancipation Proclamation and will include living history attire. Learn about African-Americans' fight for freedom. Location: Old Post Office Tower - Ben Franklin statue. Contact: Shunda Yates (202) 606-8691.