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Juneteenth in Kennett Square


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Saturday, June 22, 2024 – Time TBA Chester County, once known as a “hotbed of abolitionism,” was the threshold of liberty for Black freedom seekers making their way across the border from Delaware, a slave state, and into Pennsylvania, a free state. Juneteenth, formerly called Emancipation Day, or Jubilee, marks the day slavery ended in Texas on June 19th, 1865—two years after Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth has been observed for more than 150 years and commemorates the freedom of enslaved people in United States while also celebrating Black culture and history. In 2019, Governor Tom Wolf declared June 19th of each year as Juneteenth National Freedom Day in Pennsylvania.

Kennett Square, PA 19348, USA
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Saturday, June 22, 2024 – Time TBA

Chester County, once known as a “hotbed of abolitionism,” was the threshold of liberty for Black freedom seekers making their way across the border from Delaware, a slave state, and into Pennsylvania, a free state.

Juneteenth, formerly called Emancipation Day, or Jubilee, marks the day slavery ended in Texas on June 19th, 1865—two years after Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth has been observed for more than 150 years and commemorates the freedom of enslaved people in United States while also celebrating Black culture and history. In 2019, Governor Tom Wolf declared June 19th of each year as Juneteenth National Freedom Day in Pennsylvania.