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Juneteenth Celebration 

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Juneteenth is the oldest nationally-celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.

On June 19, 1865, two months after the surrender of General Lee and more than two years after Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, General Granger of the Union Army landed in Galveston, Texas and issued General Order No. 3  ALL SLAVES ARE FREE . . .  

Juneteenth Festival and 5K Run/Walk
June 21, 2014
Freedom Park
Lexington Park
St. Mary’s County
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Talbot County Juneteenth Celebration
June 21, 2014
Academy Art Museum
Easton
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Juneteenth
June 14, 2014
Watkins Regional Park
Prince George's County
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