Watch Night: Looking to Freedom
On December 31st, 1862, free and enslaved people across the nation gathered together at night to wait for news of the Emancipation Proclamation. From Boston and Washington to South Carolina and Saint Augustine, the next day was one of joy, exuberance and celebration.
Join Lincolnville Museum & Cultural Center Director Regina Gayle Phillips on December 31st, 2020 at 2:00pm. She’ll be conducting an online discussion on the history and legacy of the Emancipation Proclamation and Watch Night in St. Augustine’s history.
Space is limited! Click event website link to register!