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6:00 PM

Juneteenth in Poetry with Frederick-Douglass Knowles II

June 14 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Gunn Memorial Library, 5 Wykeham Rd
Washington, CT 06793 United States
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A Shepaug Libraries Program @ the Gunn Library, in partnership with the Gunn and Burnham Libraries In-person program¬† Register here.¬† Although Juneteenth only became a federally recognized holiday in 2021, the day has been celebrated across the nation since 1865 when news of the Emancipation Proclamation finally reached Galveston, Texas. More than 250,000 slaves were […]

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