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Juneteenth Freedom Walk
Date: 6/14/2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Lincoln Recreation Center
1000 Eleanor Street, Texas 77840

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed in Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and the enslaved were now free.

Thursday, June 14 • 9 a.m.
All ages are invited to participate in a 2.2 legacy walk from the Lincoln Recreation Center to the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. After the walk, stay for the museum’s free, educational storytelling program.

Tuesday, June 19 • 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of praise through songs and dance signifying Juneteenth, a day of jubilee and freedom, at the Lincoln Recreation Center's W.A. Tarrow Pavilion.

For more information, email or call 979.764.3779.