Juneteenth, or Freedom Day, is a holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas, and more generally the emancipation of African slaves throughout the Confederate South on June 19. The word Juneteenth derives from a combination of “June” and “nineteenth. The Juneteenth event is a free outdoor event for the public presented by the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs (HHOMA).
This event is free and open to the public.Come enjoy a day of fun.
Sponsor: Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs
Tuesday, June 19 at 3:30pm to 9:00pm
244 Virginia Street, E, Charleston, WV 25301