BendBend’s Juneteenth Celebration brings people together to learn about history

Bend’s Juneteenth Celebration brings people together to learn about history

Bend’s Juneteenth Celebration brings people together to learn about history

The second annual Juneteenth Celebration started Saturday morning at Bend’s Drake Park. The newly recognized state and federal holiday marks the annual commemoration of the end of slavery. Slaves in Texas were declared free on this date in 1865. People were able to learn about the history through educational exhibits and artistic displays, among other activities.

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