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Annual Juneteenth Celebration:
Freedom Forward

Waving African American Juneteenth flag.

Saturday, June 15, 2024

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Price: $15 - $30

Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum

189 Hollow Road
Skillman, NJ 08558
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Organizer:
Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum

Event Description

Enjoy a day filled with live Gospel music, original plays, interactive games, and delicious cuisine, including vegan options.

Explore the Heritage Garden and take guided tours of the historic grounds at the National Historic-Registered Mt. Zion AME church and the adjacent True Farmstead.

Experience a cultural journey through African American history in the Sourland Mountain Region.

What is Juneteenth?

Juneteenth is a holiday celebrated on June 19th each year to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth is celebrated with various community events throughout New Jersey, including business expos festivities honoring African-American culture and history. NJ legislation declares the third Friday in June as a paid state holiday, while a federal proclamation deems June 19 as a federal holiday.

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