Emancipation Proclamation on View Next Week

The Emancipation Proclamation will be on view at the Tennessee State Museum Feb. 12-18, reports the Chattanoogan. The document, which is making its only southeastern U.S. stop in Nashville, will be available for 72 hours over the course of the week. After that, a facsimile of the document will be in the exhibit. The viewing is in conjunction with the Discovering the Civil War exhibition from Washington D.C.’s National Archives. Museum officials estimate that 300 people will be able to see the document each hour.