Juneteenth

Celebrations honor Galveston's distinction as the place of the first reading of the Emancipation Proclamation in the South, two years after it was enacted. Activities include a jubilee parade, a picnic, prayer services, musicals, banquets and educational exhibits and demonstrations. The event culminates June 19 with the Emancipation Proclamation reading and prayer breakfast at Ashton Villa. Various locations.

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Galveston, TX
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Dates: 6/8/2013 - 6/8/2013