Photos by Stefanie Jackson – Juneteenth was celebrated in Exmore Town Park again this year, June 15-16. The festival commemorates June 19, 1865, when the end of the Civil War and slavery was announced in Texas.
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The Eastern Shore Post is the only locally owned newspaper on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. It is published each Friday and 12,000 copies are distributed free to readers at hundreds of locations from Pocomoke, Md., and Chincoteague, Va., to Cape Charles, Va. It is posted online Thursday evening, usually by 6:30 p.m. We are in the Four Corner Plaza at 25248 Lankford Highway, Onley. Mailing address is P.O. Box 517, Onley, VA 23418