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Juneteenth Celebration: A Re-enactment & Commemoration

June 19, 10am4:30pm.

Come out for a commemoration of the Juneteenth celebration of the end of slavery in Texas in 1865.  the day-long event features a reading of the actual declaration, issued in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865, and a wide variety of living history re-enactments, talks, performances and demonstrations exploring the era of the Civil War and the significance of the declaration, which is now recognized as a national holiday.