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Troy's Juneteenth Walk & Celebration

Troy's Juneteenth Walk & Celebration
Past Event - Saturday, June 18, 2022
This page may be updated if the event is repeated

Join Us For The 2nd Annual Juneteenth Walk & Celebration. Bring your family, lawn chairs, dancing shoes, & appetite!

Troy's Juneteenth Walk & Celebration

THE WALK: 
WHEN: Saturday, June 18th, 2022
TIME: 3:00PM – 4:00 PM
WHERE: Community March/Walk Beginning At Brukner Park Behind Troy Public Library. We Will Start Lining Up At 3:00PM & Start Walking @ 3:30PM.

THE CELEBRATION: 
WHEN: Saturday, June 18th, 2022
TIME: 4:00PM – 6:30PM
WHERE: Race & McKaig Park Across From Richards Chapel United Methodist Church, 831 McKaig Ave, Troy, OH 45373

The celebration of Juneteenth marks the day that all slaves were liberated after the emancipation. The first year Juneteenth was celebrated was in 1866 three years after Abraham Lincoln signed the emancipation. This was due to the final slaves not being freed until 1866 in the state of Texas.

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