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Knott House Museum

301 East Park Avenue, Tallahassee, FL 32301, USA

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.


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Take exit 29 east from I-10. Travel south on North Monroe Street to downtown Tallahassee, take a left onto Park Avenue.

Visitor Services

Information, handicapped access, museum.

Regular Events

May 20th: Emancipation Celebration.

Available Interpretation

Guided tours

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Admission Fee



Guided Tours on the Hour: Wednesday - Friday 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00PM; Saturday 10.00 and 11:00AM, Noon, 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00PM



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