5th Annual New London Juneteenth Celebration with The Slave Dwelling Project

  • Organization Name:
    Antiquarian & Landmarks Society Inc.

  • Organization City:
    Hartford

  • Amount Awarded:
    $3,635.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY19

  • Grant Summary:

    The Hempsted Houses will host the Fifth Annual New London Juneteenth Festival with our partners, the New London NAACP and New London?s OIC (Opportunities and Industrialization Center) June 7 through June 9. Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in America. This year Joseph McGill of The Slave Dwelling Project will be returning to hold community conversations and to spend the night in the Joshua Hempsted House with community members.


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