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An Evening With! A History and Celebration of Juneteenth with Donald Payton and The South Dallas Concert Choir.

June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

Join Dallas Historical Society for a discussion and celebration of Juneteenth by historian Donald Payton. Selections from The South Dallas Concert Choir will follow Mr. Payton’s presentation.
Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Donald Payton is president of the African American Genealogy Interest Group, which is a branch of the Dallas Genealogical Society. Mr. Payton has spent more than 35 years of tracing family histories and doing historical workshops across America. He is a former Dallas County Historical Commissioner who served on a special state committee to make June 19th an official Texas state holiday.

 

Details

Date:
June 19
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
www.dallashistory.org/programs/an-evening-with/

Organizer

Dallas Historical Society
Phone:
2144214500
Email:
molly@dallashistory.org
Website:
www.dallashistory.org

Venue

Hall of State in Fair Park
3939 Grand Avenue
Dallas, TX 75210 United States
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Phone:
214-421-4500
Website:
www.dallashistory.org