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Heritage Spotlight: Juneteenth & Emancipation

June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On January 1, 1863, President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, freeing those enslaved in territories in rebellion. This information moved so slowly through the south that some of those enslaved in Texas did not receive this information for more than two years. On June 19, 1865, Union Soldiers arrived in Texas and spread the word […]

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