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October 2020

Emancipation Day Weekend

Saturday, October 31 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Button Farm Living History Center, 16820 Black Rock Road
Germantown, MD 20874
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Celebrate the day in 1864 when Maryland changed its constitution to abolish slavery six months before the end of the Civil War. The day will include an emancipation-themed self-guided tour of the farm and Slave Cemetery accessible by your phone through our QR portal. Scavenger hunts, farm animals, hands-on history…

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