Monday, June 19, 2017

Celebrations: Juneteenth

Earlier this year, thanks to information shared by her descendant Marco, I learned more about Mary Warren to whom Juneteenth was truly a day for her and her family to celebrate.

[“General Orders, No. 3,” Galveston Tri-Weekly News, June 20, 1865.
Texas Newspaper Collection, Briscoe Center for American History, UT Austin.]

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