Troy's Juneteenth Walk & Celebration

Troy's Juneteenth Walk & Celebration

Join us for our Annual Juneteenth Celebratory Walk and Cookout. Bring your family, lawn chairs, dancing shoes, & appetite!

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Location: 822 McKaig Ave, Troy, OH 45373-2952 [Map/directions]
Event has passed (Sat, Jun 15 2024)
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Juneteenth Celebratory Walk and Cookout in Troy

Celebrate Juneteenth 2024 with music, games, and free food! The celebratory walk will begin at First Place Christian Center (16 W Franklin St, Troy, OH 45373) at 3:00 PM. Line-up begins at 2:45 PM. The cookout and concert will take place at McKaig & Race Park (822 Mckaig Ave, Troy, OH 45373) from 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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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