WLRH Events

Juneteenth Celebration

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Repeats every day until Sun Jun 16 2019 .
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Sunday, June 16, 2019

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You can celebrate Juneteenth during a weekend of bicentennial events. There will be an old-fashioned camp meeting and baptismal reenactment Saturday, June 15 at Huntsville's Big Spring Park East. A march will begin at 10 AM from Saint John AME Church at Monroe and Church Streets, and the Saint Bartley Church historical marker on Williams Avenue, in front of Progress Bank. On Sunday, June 16 at 2 PM, we'll unveil the Church Street Historical Marker at the corner of Holmes Avenue and Church Street. Then at 3 PM, at the Huntsville Depot, you can enjoy the Church Street Festival of Voices, and explore African-American history through stories, music and food. The public is invited. Info. at https://www.completingthestory-al200.org/

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