Juneteenth Holiday

Started by Kenneth Kwame Welsh on Saturday, June 18, 2011

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6/18/2011 at 11:21 AM

How many people are familiar with the Juneteenth Holiday started in Texas at the end of the Civil War?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juneteenth

6/18/2011 at 5:51 PM

I lived in Austin for 13 years so attended Juneteenth celebrations.

6/18/2011 at 5:52 PM

It would have been a good thing for Geni to commemorate. Similarly Cinco de Mayo. Those are both big days in Texas.

6/19/2011 at 6:30 AM

I got Betsy Ross on as Profile of the Day on Flag Day with an email to Mike Stangle...give it a whirl....

6/19/2011 at 1:26 PM

My vocal group, Sandra Welsh and the Unique Five, sang at a Juneteenth celebration on Friday, June 17th.

6/19/2011 at 1:26 PM

When is Flag Day?

6/19/2011 at 1:27 PM

It was last Tuesday, June 14th, Ken.

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6/19/2011 at 6:07 PM

Kenneth Kwame Welsh here is a link to the Juneteenth Holiday pages
at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission :

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/index.html

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