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Lincoln’s Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation to be Exhibited at LIU Post’s Tilles Center

10/15/2012 - 10/16/2012, LIU Post Campus EventTilles Center for the Performing Arts, 1:00 - 9:00 PM

LincolnMonday, October 15 and Tuesday, October 16
Time: 1 to 9 p.m.
Location: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts
Cost: Free

In a rare public exhibit, one of the nation's greatest documentary treasures - President Abraham Lincoln's Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation - will be on display at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post, 720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville, New York.
The actual draft document, written in Abraham Lincoln’s own hand, will be on display along with the Emancipation Proclamation Centennial Commemoration Speech written and delivered in 1962 by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the centennial anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation.

Open to the public: 1 to 9 p.m.
School tours (9 a.m. to 12 noon) by reservation only. Call LIU Tilles Center at (516) 299-2752 or deborah.robbins@liu.edu (deadline September 20)

Emancipation ProclamationFor more information visit www.liu.edu/post/freedom

Email inquiries to neighbor@liu.edu

Phone inquiries to 516-299-3500

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