Tag: Juneteenth

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. (Click on any photo below to view the gallery.)
By Stefanie Jackson – An Eastern Shore native who became a nationally recognized opera singer and member of the U.S. Army Chorus will open the annual Juneteenth music festival at Exmore Town Park to be held Saturday, June 15. The festival continues Sunday, June 16. Alvy R. Powell Jr., who...