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    National Mall & Memorial Parks

    District of Columbia

Event Details

  • 01/01/2013

    Location: 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.