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Living History @ Home: Celebrating Juneteenth

Living History Days at N-YHS
Living History @ Home: Celebrating Juneteenth
Wednesday, June 9, 3 pm ET

Free; all ages

What did a historical Juneteenth celebration look like? Find out how people across the country celebrated Juneteenth and Freedom Day in the late 19th century. Find out how to set your Juneteenth table, and what to do with the decorations you made. Then, settle in to learn songs traditionally sung at Juneteenth celebrations!

Sing along during our Celebrating Juneteenth program. Download the lyrics here.

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Image: Image of Cheyney McKnight taken by Jessica Craig.

This program was funded in part by a Humanities New York Action Grant with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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