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Annual Juneteenth Program – Black Cowboy Theme

June 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Free

Event Admission

Free, please RSVP using link

https://www.heritagesociety.org/juneteenth

7136551912

info@heritagesociety.org

9:30 a.m. – Juneteenth Freedmen’s Town Bike Riders ride by the Yates House for this photo opportunity tradition

9:45 a.m. – Teacake reception, red velvet coffee will be served

10:00 a.m. – Historian and Poet Dr. Don Williams reads General Order No. 3

10:05 a.m. – Martha Whiting-Goddard, great granddaughter of Reverend Jack Yates, shares family history and what it was like growing up in the Yates House that was moved to Sam Houston Park

10:10 a.m. – The National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses -Houston performs (Organization’s History)

10:40 a.m. – Harold Cash reminisces his experience as a black cowboy

11:10 a.m. – Larry Callies shares his inspiration behind the Black Cowboy Museum

11:40 a.m. – Executive Director Alison Bell introduces “From Plantation to Emancipation Tour” as featured and co-designed by Visit Houston, Houston’s tourism board

Noon – Celebration ends

Details

Date:
June 15
Time:
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.heritagesociety.org/juneteenth

Organization

The Heritage Society
Phone
(713) 655-1912
Email
info@heritagesociety.org
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Other

City of Houston District
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Houston Cultural District
Non Applicable

Venue

The Heritage Society
1100 Bagby
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Phone
713-655-1912
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