Drop in anytime between 10am-5pm to learn about Juneteenth also called Emancipation Day, Freedom Day, Jubilee Day. Discover books on the topic and make the flag. On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas. He informed the enslaved African Americans of their freedom and that the Civil War had ended. This momentous occasion has been celebrated as Juneteenth — a combination of June and 19 — for over 150 years.All ages are welcome. While supplies last.
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