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Florida Emancipation Day Celebration
Old Dillard Foundation, Inc and the Old Dillard Museum present A Florida Emancipation Day Celebration
Every May 20, Florida celebrates Emancipation Day. Emancipation was proclaimed in Tallahassee on May 20, 1865, 11 days after the end of the Civil War and two years after the proclamation was first issued by President Abraham Lincoln.
We celebrate to remember and honor those who fought for freedom.
History, Heritage, Art, Music, Dance, Vendors, Food, and Healing Circle.
Featured Artist Jus’ Cynthia
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Food and Vendors
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
2:30 pm to 5:00 pm
1009 Northwest 4th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311