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Juneteenth Celebration of Lake County

June 16 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas, with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. Come and celebrate that freedom and commemoration of the end of slavery. All our welcome.

Details

Date:
June 16
Time:
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/792522920956860/

Venue

Bowen Park
1800 N. Sheridan Road, Waukegan, IL 60087 United States
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Website:
http://waukeganparks.org/parks/parks/bowen.html