Juneteenth Celebration in Historic Richmondtown

Sun Jun 16, 2024
11:00am to 4:00pm ET
Age: All
Price: $15/person
Historic Richmond Town

Visit Historic Richmond Town to honor Juneteenth with demonstrations of hearth cooking, discussions of social history, and historical reenactment. Learn about the history and origins of this holiday celebrating the end of American chattel slavery.

The centerpiece of the day’s events is the Juneteenth Reenactment by the Freedom Players, which re-creates the enforcement of the General Orders No. 3 in Galveston, Texas, in June of 1865. This immersive theatrical performance happens at the center of Historic Richmond Town’s main village.

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