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Juneteenth: The Legacy of Freedom

The Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center is hosting a lecture series in conjunction with the traveling exhibition, “Have Blues Will Travel: Traveling Blues Musicians in the Jim Crow Era”. Dr. Tiffany Packer discusses the history of Juneteenth, its significance and why it deserves national recognition. She explores how African American communities continue to honor the legacy of their ancestors who diligently contributed to securing freedom. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. This program is funded in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant in partnership with Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center.

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Date/time: June 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Presented By:

Tiffany Packer, Ph.D, Assistant Professor of History at Florida A&M University

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Event Contact:

Amy Dao
(813) 935-9402

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Event Venue:

Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center
1101 E. River Cove St.
Tampa, FL 33604 United States
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