Juneteenth Freedom Day
June 19, 2021 • 3:30 - 7PM
JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION OF FREEDOM
Juneteenth, Is Short For June 19th & Is Also Referred To As Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, & Emancipation Day. Juneteenth Is The Holiday Celebration Of The Emancipation Of Enslaved Africans In The United States Of America. The End Of Slavery & The Proclamation By The Union Army General Gordon Granger Formally Communicated To People In The Most Remote Parts Of Texas That Slavery Has Finally Been Abolished. The Slavery Ending Proclamation Was The Promise To African Descent Americans & Unified Americans That The Struggle of Becoming A Free Citizen & Not One’s Property Was Finally A Reality.
Join Us For The Inaugural Juneteenth Walk & Celebration | Saturday, June 19th | 3:30-7:00 PM
The Juneteenth Walk Starts At 3:30 PM At The Troy-Miami County Public Library & Ends At Race McKaig Park Where The Celebration Begins.
Bring your family, lawn chairs, dancing shoes, & appetite! This event will be fun-filled & welcome to all that want to celebrate Juneteenth in the city of Troy. The Troy Bake House will be providing some very delicious cakes to share, while the new downtown Troy favorite Haren’s Market will be providing some signature foods that will make this a very memorable occasion. Dayton Bounce House will be there for jumpy fun for the children & adults who are still adventurous at heart.