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The Reading of the Names of the 3100 Enslaved Persons Emancipated

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The Reading of the Names of the 3100 Enslaved Persons Emancipated by the District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act of 1862

This event is hosted and held by Commissioner Frank Smith of the DC Emancipation Day Commemoration Commission and The African American Civil Museum. The public is invited to participate. A discussion will be held afterwards.

African American Civil War Memorial located at Vermont Avenue and "U" Streets, NW, Washington, DC 20001