Juneteenth originated in Galveston, Texas. This documentary film features stories by prominent Galveston County community members and descendants of people who witnessed the events in 1865. Learn what happened before, on and after June 19, 1865 that have shaped the Juneteenth tradition and holiday.
Juneteenth: A Galveston Story will be screened at the Freedom Center at the dates and times below. The screening is included with general admission, free for members.
- Friday, June 16 at 2:00 p.m.
- Saturday, June 17 at 2:00 p.m.
- Sunday, June 18 at 2:00 p.m.
- Monday, June 19 at 2:00 p.m.