Sun, Jun 18|
The Third Annual New Paltz Juneteenth Jubilee
Two days of Remembrance and Celebration. Our history. Our story. Our future.
Time & Location
Jun 18, 2023, 9:45 AM – Jun 19, 2023, 8:00 PM
Multiple locations, New Paltz, NY 12561, USA
About the Event
June 19, 1865 marks the effective end of the slavey when people of African descent in the state of Texas were proclaimed Free. The following year Texans of African descent commemorated June 19 as Jubilee Day. Juneteenth became the National Independence Day, a federal holiday, in 2021.
Join us on Sunday, June 18th and Monday, June 19th for the third-annual New Paltz Juneteenth Jubilee. The celebration is growing exponentially! Partners include: Center for Creative Education, Kinston; Elting Memorial Library; Historic Huguenot Street; Margaret Wade-Lewis Black History and Cultural Center; Master’s Touch Ministries; New Paltz Rural Cemetery; NewPaltz United Methodist Church; SUNY Department of Black Studies; Unison Arts; and the Village of New Paltz are teaming up for a Juneteenth Jubilee!
Arts Mid-Hudson; Center for Creative Education, Kingston; Elting Memorial Library; Historic Huguenot Street; Margaret Wade-Lewis Center for Black History and Culture; Master’s Touch Ministries; New Paltz Rural Cemetery; New Paltz United Methodist Church; SUNY New Paltz Black Studies Department; Unison Arts Center; Village of New Paltz.
Fulton and Jane Cox Day - ServiceNPZ United Methodist Church
Fulton and Jane Cox Day - ProgramNPZ United Methodist Church