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Hempsted Houses

NL JUNETEENTH FESTIVAL - Day 2

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NL JUNETEENTH FESTIVAL - Day 2
NL JUNETEENTH FESTIVAL - Day 2

Time & Location

Jun 10, 2023, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Hempsted Houses, 11 Hempstead St, New London, CT 06320, USA

About the event

𝗦𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗱𝗮𝘆, 𝟭𝟭𝗮𝗺-𝟰𝗽𝗺: 𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗺𝘂𝗻𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗖𝗲𝗹𝗲𝗯𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 Join Connecticut Landmarks for a Juneteenth celebration with the City of New London, highlighting the African American history of the Hempsted Houses and the surrounding New London neighborhood, with partners.

The celebration will feature music, dance, performances, a Witness Stone installation, and a dash of history, with activities and crafts for children. Speakers include Joseph McGill of the Slave Dwelling Project, Tammy Denease of the Connecticut Freedom Trail, and artist Jazzmen Lee-Johnson. 

Curtis Goodwin will MC. 

Music from Q105 FM

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