Fri, Jun 05|
Southside Boys & Girls Club
The oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.
Time & Location
Jun 05, 2020, 3:00 PM EDT
Southside Boys & Girls Club, 701 Berkley Ave Ext, Norfolk, VA 23523, USA
About the event
Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soilders, led by Major General Gordon Grander, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. A Day of Entertainment, Food, Fun and Fellowship!