Emancipation Day (Regional)

When:
April 15, 2011 all-day
2011-04-15T00:00:00-05:00
2011-04-16T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
USA

Washington DC Only. Weekday closest to April 16th. Marks the day in 1862 that President Lincoln freed slaves within the district. It has been an official public holiday since 2005..

A regional holiday in Washington DC.

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