Discovering Woodford County Town Hall Series: Juneteenth Celebration on Facebook Live* (Adults)
June 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm
June 18, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
Fri. June 18 at 12pm Facebook Live on the Chamber of Commerce's Facebook page. Join us for a lunchtime discussion about ways people are celebrating Juneteenth in Woodford County.
Juneteenth is a holiday celebrated on June 19 to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved people in the US. The holiday was first celebrated in Texas, where on that date in 1865, in the aftermath of the Civil War, slaves were declared free under the terms of the 1862 Emancipation Proclamation.