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Jun 17

Juneteenth Heritage Festival

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Time: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Date: Saturday June 17, 2017
Location: Battlefield Park
Address: 953 West Porter St., Jackson, Ms. 39204
Price: Free
Category: Festival
Juneteenth (June 19th), on this day in 1865 Union Soldiers entered Galveston, Texas and found people still enslaved even after the issuance of the Emancipation ProclamationEver since this date people have come together Annually to celebrate this date, to share information to help deal with their new-found freedom. It is now a State holiday in over 40 states. We come together in fellowship with each other to share information to help with your day to day lives by hosting a health/legal fair, having speakers impart helpful information, all in a fun filled, family friendly atmosphere in a beautiful park with all sorts of entertainment, arts, music, culture, games, interesting people and just a blast to be there!
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