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Knott House Museum

Florida

301 East Park Avenue
Tallahassee, FL 32301, USA

Website: www.museumoffloridahistory.com »

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.