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Juneteenth Celebration at Historic Richmond Town


Learn about the history of this important national holiday, commemorating the end of slavery in America. Visit Historic Richmond Town to honor Juneteenth, featuring a day of special programs, including demonstrations of hearth cooking, discussions of social history, and historical reenactment. Learn about the history and origins of this holiday celebrating the end of American chattel slavery. The centerpiece of the day’s events is the Juneteenth Reenactment by the Freedom Players, which re-creates the enforcement of the General Orders No. 3 in Galveston, Texas in June of 1865. This immersive theatrical performance will happen at the center of Historic Richmond Town’s main village.

Historic Richmond Town
  • 441 Clarke Ave.
  • Staten Island, NY 10306