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Knott House Museum


301 East Park Avenue
Tallahassee, FL 32301
United States

Brig. Gen. Edward Moody McCook arrived in Tallahassee on May 10, 1865, riding from Macon, Georgia, with two regiments of Union cavalry. He set up headquarters at the present-day Knott House and announced President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation on May 20, 1865.