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Juneteenth Day

Saturday, June 12, 2021
12:00pm – 4:00pm

Hempsted Houses, 11 Hempstead St., New London

Join Connecticut Landmarks as we celebrate Juneteenth & highlight the African-American history of the Hempsted Houses & the surrounding neighborhood with New London’s NAACP and OIC. CT Sea Grant and other groups join the celebration that will feature music, dance performances, & a dash of history— with activities and crafts for children. A variety of food options prepared by OIC’s culinary students & friends will be available for sale. Speakers include Joseph McGill of the Slave Dwelling Project & Tammy Denease.


Hempsted Houses: (860) 439-7949

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