On June 18th and 19th, 2022, celebrate the legacy of Emancipation at the Pope House Museum, the historic home of Dr. Manassa T. Pope and his family.
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Join the City of Raleigh Museum at their annual Juneteenth festivities, hosted at the Pope House Museum (located on 511 S. Wilmington St.)
The celebration takes place:
- Saturday, June 18th: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Sunday, June 19th: 1 to 3 p.m.
Juneteenth is a national holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States.
This year, they will be hosting a host of free, family-friendly activities at the Pope House on June 18th and 19th, including but not limited to a libations ceremony by Dr. Kwesi Brookins, rare historic artifacts, special walking tours, games and crafts, music, and giveaways.
Offered in partnership with Mechanics & Farmers Bank – Raleigh Branch and Shaw University archives. The event is free and open to the public.
For more information contact the City of Raleigh Museum at (919) 996-2220.
All events are free and open to the public.
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