The Fairfax County Park Authority is committed to sharing stories, artifacts and archives to recognize the contributions, struggle and history of African-Americans in Fairfax County and our parks. Commemorate Juneteenth with programs, tours or blog offerings from the Park Authority.
Hosted by: Shawnny on Social
Monday, June 19, 2023
Sully Historic Site
12:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Juneteenth with a Lunch and Learn at Sully Historic Site. This special event will feature speakers, singers, tours, and a family celebration of Juneteenth. A food truck will also be available for food purchases.
|Event opens with vendors sales
|Welcome and words of acknowledgement
|Program Begins/Introduction of Speaker
|Choir leads freedom walk from picnic area to cabin with song
|Reading of Emancipation Proclamation in front of cabin
|Closing remarks and guests are released for lunch and tours
|Guests are free to tour the grounds and have lunch
|Open discussion with “founding families” and elders
|Thanks and call to action