Juneteenth Resources

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Celebrate this year with a virtual concert 

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What is Juneteenth?

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, and Cel-Liberation Day, is an American holiday celebrated annually on June 19. It commemorates June 19, 1865, when Union general Gordon Granger read federal orders in Galveston, Texas, that all previously enslaved people in Texas were free. -Wikipedia 

Educational Resources and 2020 Events Celebrating the 155th Juneteenth Day 

Educational Resources

Juneteenth 2020 Events

We have included celebrations across the state due to this being a travel season for many families, some who may be interested in celebrating the observation.