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NCWM Juneteenth Community Free Day

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The National Civil War Museum proudly presents the NCWM Juneteenth Community Free Day on Saturday, June 18, 2022, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Join us for a day filled with family-friendly activities, all free of charge.

  • Dr. Sharonn Williams and KINdred Spirits will host an Genealogy Workshop 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Barbara Barksdale will have a presentation on local African American Cemeteries
  • James Haney will read the Emancipation Proclamation as Abraham Lincoln
  • Living history with Cooper's Battery
  • Tim Hodge will present as USCT Major Martin Delaney, Abolitionist and Civil War Officer

Schedule of Events (May be subject to change:)

10:10 - 10:30 am - Rotunda, First Floor - Tim Hodge presents as Martin Delany

10:30 - 11:25 am - Ballroom, Second Floor - Dr. Sharonn Williams presents Juneteenth: How the Reconstruction and the Freedmen's Bureau Facilitated the end of Slavery in the United States

11:30 - 12:00 pm - Rotunda, First Floor - James Hayney as President Abraham Lincoln presents the Emancipation Proclamation (11:30-11:50 am)

11:00 am - 2:00 pm - Education Gallery, First Floor - KINdred Spirits and Dauphin County Library: Start Climbing Your Family Tree. 4 sessions, each one lasting a half hour

12:00 - 12:55 pm -Café, Second Floor - KINdred Spirits: They Are All a Part of Me

1:00 - 1:55 pm - Ballroom, Second Floor - KINdred Spirits: How to Recover Your Family History or brief genealogy intro

2:00 - 2:10 pm - Rotunda, First floor - Musket Drawing

2:10 - 2:55 pm - Education Gallery, First Floor - Brett Kelley: Preserving Family Heirlooms and Artifacts

3:00 - 3:10 - Rotunda, First Floor - Martin Delany reads General Orders #3

3:15 - 4:00 - Ballroom, Second Floor - Barbara Barksdale, Hallowed Grounds: Segregated in Death

Artillery - Flattop

11:00 - 11:30 pm

1:00 - 1:55 pm

3:30 - 4:00 pm

We look forward to seeing you!

Details

Date:
June 18
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Venue

The National Civil War Museum