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Date:
June 19, 2018
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
North Beach Gazebo
Address:
Tybee Island, GA 31328
Contact:
912-414-0809
Email:
Cost:
Free
Juneteenth
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Juneteenth Wade-In

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Juneteenth is observed to commemorate the end of Slavery in the United States. It is also known as Freedom Day. On June 19, 1865 Major General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas to inform the people that President Abraham Lincoln, TWO years earlier, had freed the slaves. American history... We celebrate Juneteenth Wade-In at North Beach Gazebo with the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation, Freedom Songs and Wade-In. Everyone is Welcome!