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Juneteenth

June 9, 2020
Juneteenth

Juneteenth celebrations across Texas 2020

June 19, or Juneteenth, marks the day in 1865 when Union soldiers landed in Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and the enslaved were now free. An estimated 250,000 slaves residing in Texas were informed of their freedom. This news came two...
June 13, 2019
Juneteenth

Juneteenth celebrations across Texas 2019

June 19, or Juneteenth, marks the day in 1865 when Union soldiers landed in Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and the enslaved were now free. An estimated 250,000 slaves residing in Texas were informed of their freedom. This news came two...
June 14, 2018
Juneteenth

Juneteenth Celebrations Across Texas

June 19, or Juneteenth, marks the day in 1865 when Union soldiers landed in Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and the enslaved were now free. An estimated 250,000 slaves residing in Texas were informed of their freedom. This news came two...