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Juneteenth Celebration

16jun9:00 am11:00 amJuneteenth Celebration

Event Details

Join us in celebrating Juneteenth with award-winning storyteller, Toni Simmons. Come explore the tradition of dancing in African American culture and folklore from Africa to America to Emancipation. We honor Juneteenth as a reminder of June 19, 1865, when Union Soldiers led by Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger landed in Galveston with news that the war had ended and the enslaved were free. 

Freedom Walk | 9-10 a.m.

Annual Freedom Walk begins at the Lincoln Recreation Center and ends at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

Juneteenth Storytelling | 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Experience stories, songs, and dances with Toni Simmons at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center

Pizza | 11:30 am

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Organizer

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

library.bush@nara.gov 1000 George Bush Drive West College Station, TX 77845

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