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This event celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation and Juneteenth, the freeing of all enslaved people in the United States.  Meet at Historic Speedwell at 11:30 am where the annual Civil War Encampment will be taking place.  After the reading of the

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The Freedom Walk

June 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This event celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation and Juneteenth, the freeing of all enslaved people in the United States.  Meet at Historic Speedwell at 11:30 am where the annual Civil War Encampment will be taking place.  After the reading of the Proclamation, muster and march to the historic Morristown Green where Juneteenth activities will take place during the rest of the afternoon and evening.

This is a free event.  Plan to walk 1.3 mile from Historic Speedwell to the Morristown Green. Free parking is available at the Alfred Vail School, 125 Speedwell Avenue, Morristown, and there is a courtesy shuttle between the school and Historic Speedwell.

Free tickets and info   

Co-sponsor Sankofa page with info about all Juneteenth activities

Details

Date:
June 8
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-freedom-walk-tickets-60580451762

Organizer

Morris County Tourism Bureau
Phone:
973-631-5151
Email:
cbarkin@morristourism.org
Website:
morristourism.org

Venue

Historic Speedwell
333 Speedwell Ave
Morristown, NJ 07960
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Phone:
973-285-6550
Website:
http://www.morrisparks.net
Morris County, located 30 miles west of NYC, is home to some of America’s most important history and culture just waiting for you to explore. Start by walking in the footsteps of Revolutionary icons such as George Washington and Alexander Hamilton, then pick apples right off the tree at one of our verdant farms and end your day having a delicious dinner; discover how to make my weekend Morris County!
6 Court St. Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone: 973-631-5151
Leslie Bensley Photo of Jane Joe Executive Director at Morris County Tourism Bureau
6 Court St. Morristown, NJ 07960
973-631-5151 [email protected]