June 11, 2022 10:00am-1:00pm
Join us as we commemorate Juneteenth, an annual celebration of the emancipation of the last remaining enslaved African Americans in the U.S. in June 1865. The day will include guided museum tours, living history demonstrations, storytelling, and more.
Schedule of Events
10:15am - Guided Tour of the William Root House
11:00am - Storytime reading of Opal Lee and What it Means to Be Free, All Different Now , and Juneteenth for Mazie .
11:30am - "Teaching Juneteenth" presented by JoAnn Wood and Trudy Delhey
12:15pm - Guided Tour of the William Root House
Ongoing - Juneteenth Quilt Display
Ongoing - Cooking Demonstrations