William Seward http://wrvo.org en Emancipation Proclamation takes a tour of New York state http://wrvo.org/post/emancipation-proclamation-takes-tour-new-york-state <p>A document that changed history was displayed in Syracuse Thursday.&nbsp; School children and history buffs lined up to look at the first draft of the Emancipation Proclamation, the order from President Abraham Lincoln that ultimately freed the slaves in the midst of the Civil War. Thu, 27 Sep 2012 20:15:35 +0000 Ellen Abbott 26695 at http://wrvo.org Emancipation Proclamation takes a tour of New York state