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Juneteenth: A Free Day

June 17, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Freedom finally came on June 19, 1865, when some 2,000 Union troops arrived in Galveston Bay, Texas. The army announced that the more than 250,000 enslaved black people in the state, were free by executive decree. This day came to be known as “Juneteenth,” by the newly freed people in Texas.

Date: 6/19/ 2023

Time: 10:00am-05:00pm

Location: Tampa Bay History Center

Cost: Free




June 17, 2023
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tampa Bay History Center
801 Old Water Street
Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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