Now a federal holiday, Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. Originating in Texas, it’s been observed on the 19th of June annually since 1865. Join us for an 1890’s Juneteenth observation in Ohio Village. Featured activities will include historical interpretations, storytelling, and dance.
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10:30 a.m. & 3:30 p.m. (Located in the Ohio History Center Auditorium)
Special Screening: 20 and Odd
20 and Odd serves as an artistic response to the commemoration of the Quadricentennial – 400 years of Africans in America through dance and drama. The multimedia presentation takes each viewer on a journey, from the past to present day.