June, 2018

Juneteenth Festival at the Hempsted Houses
June 09, 2018 to June 10, 2018

11:30am to 4:00pm

Join us for a great FREE Juneteenth Festival! Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the United States announced by Union soldiers in Galveston, Texas with news that the Civil War had ended and that the enslaved were now free.

Saturday June 9 at 12 - 4pm
Entertainment, Food Prepared by New London's OIC Chefs, Vendors, Non-Profit Tables, Family Games & Art Activities
DJ Frank Lo
Music by Shades of Joy
Jospeh McGill of The Slave Dwelling Project
Performances of Harriet Tubman and Joan Jackson
Youth Performances & Activities
FREE Tours of Hempsted House

Sunday June 10 at 11:30am - 4pm
Outdoor Juneteenth Sunday Church Service at 11:30am with In His Presence Ministries followed by a Church Choir from 1-4pm.

With support from the Frank Loomis Palmer Foundation & The Chester Kitchings Family Foundation

Contact Phone: 860-443-7949

Location Name: The Hempsted Houses
Location Address: 11 Hempstead Street, New London, CT 06320
Location Phone: 860-443-7949

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