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President Abraham Lincoln Signing the Emancipation Proclamation

 
 
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By Devry Jones, February 22, 2019
1. President Abraham Lincoln Signing the Emancipation Proclamation Marker
Inscription.  
[Front]
President Abraham Lincoln Signing the
Emancipation Proclamation


January 1, 1863


[Back]
"The one victory we can ever call complete will be that one which proclaims that there is not a slave on the face of God's green earth."

Lincoln's letter to George Pickell, February 22, 1842


 
Erected 2015 by Linda P. and H. Scott Higgins '67 P'12, Harrison Parker Higgins '12, William Trent Higgins, Elizabeth Drew Higgins.
 
Location. 39° 50.155′ N, 77° 13.888′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Carlisle Street (Business U.S. 15) south of West Lincoln Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. In front of Stevens Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stevens Hall (a few steps from this marker); Eddie Plank (1875-1926) (within shouting distance of this marker); Dwight D. Eisenhower
Inscription on the front image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, February 22, 2019
2. Inscription on the front
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Office of a President (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg College Rooted in History (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battery K, First Ohio Light Artillery (about 300 feet away); The Founding of Gettysburg College (about 400 feet away); Daniel Alexander Payne (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Categories. Notable EventsPoliticsWar, US Civil
 
Inscription on the back image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, February 22, 2019
3. Inscription on the back
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 24, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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