The Week of Juneteenth
June 15, 2019 @ 6:00 AM - June 22, 2019 @ 7:00 PMFREE
Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free.
The Week of Juneteenth will be a 7 day Celebration of family activities to bring the community together.