Emancipation Proclamation

5:00 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Dred Scott Descendant Lynne M. Jackson On Honoring Family Legacy And Learning From The Past

Bust of Dred Scott by Ken Lum. Scott is part of the focus of the exhibtion 'The River Between Us' at Laumeier Sculpture Park.
Credit Erin Williams


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4:04 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Annual Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing Event Celebrates 150th Emancipation Proclamation Anniversary

An excerpt of an Emancipation Proclamation transcript printed in the September 23, 1862 National Republican, Washington D.C.
(via Wikimedia Commons)

The Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing, on the banks of the Mississippi River in St. Louis, will be turned into a Civil War training camp tomorrow at the 11th annual Freedom Crossing Event Celebration.

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