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Juneteenth Facebook Livestream Freedom Day Walk

Jun 19, 2020 - Jun 19, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the Western Pennsylvania Juneteenth Celebration, history educators, and historians for a livestreamed walk around Black Historic Landmarks in the City of Pittsburgh celebrating Juneteenth and African American freedom. Each site and location will receive a historic presentation from a variety of educators and historians.

Historic locations covered will include:

1. Explanation of Juneteenth History (1865)

2. Explanation of Pennsylvania passage of Juneteenth. (2019)

3. Fort Pitt walk (1758)

4. Bethel AME Church (1808)

5. Monongahela House (1840)

5. Avery College (East Ohio Street) (1849)

6. John C. Peck Oyster House (Wood/3rd avenue) (1838)

7. John Vashon Bathhouse & Barbershop (1832)

8. Martin Delany Print Office (3rd Avenue) (1846)

9. Little Hayti/Arthurville/Freedom Corner (1835)

10. Benjamin/Dave Richards Butchery/Negro Tavern (3rd Avenue/Stanwix) (1790)

 

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