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Two Rutherford Students To View Emancipation Proclamation

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Heather Chaput from Daniel-McKee Alternative School and Caitlin Davis from Christiana Middle School are two of only six students in the state to be selected winners in the Tennessee State Museum's Freedom's Call Emancipation Proclamation Essay Contest.

Both students have been invited to the museum on Monday, Feb. 11 to be the first Tennesseans to see and welcome the original Emancipation Proclamation to Tennessee.

The museum is covering all costs associated with trip, including hotel accommodations for the student's family, breakfast, lunch and other expenses.

The Emancipation Proclamation will be on display from the National Archives in Washington D.C., and the students will meet the visiting curators and with members of the media covering the event.

Both winning essays are available for viewing online at the Tennessee State Museum website HERE.

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