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Rosa Parks Museum to commemorate Juneteenth with free admission, virtual presentations

June 17, 2020
By Andy Ellis

Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum will offer free admission on Friday, June 19, and use its social media platforms to celebrate Juneteenth.

The oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States, Juneteenth is celebrated on June 19, in recognition of the date in 1865, when Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger and…

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Rosa Parks Museum to celebrate Juneteenth with free block party on June 22

May 31, 2019
By Andy Ellis

Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum will celebrate Juneteenth on Saturday, June 22 with a free block party including local performers and vendors, food, arts and crafts, a children’s play area and free museum admission.

The theme of the third annual event, which will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., is “Celebrating Freedom, Equality…

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Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum to hold Juneteenth celebration on June 23

June 8, 2018
By Andy Ellis

The Rosa Parks Museum at Troy University’s Montgomery Campus will celebrate Juneteenth on June 23 with a free block party including local performers, food, arts and crafts, a children’s play area and free museum tours.

The theme of the second annual event, which will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., is “Celebrate Freedom,…

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