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Juneteenth to get historical marker - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

December 20, 2014

Juneteenth to get historical marker

Posted: Saturday, May 10, 2014 12:02 am

GALVESTON — Juneteenth is finally getting a Texas Historical Marker.

The Texas Historical Commission has recognized the events that occurred in Galveston on June 19, 1865, as a significant part of Texas history by awarding Juneteenth an official marker. The designation honors Juneteenth as an important and educational part of state history.

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