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Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom (Special Display)

Saturday

Jun 16, 2018 – 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

(every 8 days for 8 times)

3939 Grand Avenue
Dallas, TX 75210 Map

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On June 19, 1865, General Gordon Granger stood at Galveston Bay and pronounced that all African American slaves living in Texas were free. Because of the war, no one in Texas had heard word of Abraham Lincoln’s famous Emancipation Proclamation, the law he signed abolishing slavery in America. In 1989, the day was declared an official state holiday. Items on display will include the only known original copy of the General Order No. 3.
Free and open to the public
The Hall of State in Fair Park
June 16-24, 2018
Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00-5:00
Sunday: 1:00-5:00

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