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Images of Freedom - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

October 22, 2014

Images of Freedom

Posted: Saturday, June 14, 2014 9:49 pm | Updated: 9:51 pm, Sat Jun 14, 2014.

Hundreds of people across the county turned out recently to celebrate Juneteenth, the commemoration of the day slaves in Texas learned they had been freed by President Abraham Lincoln.

In Texas City, revelers Saturday enjoyed a parade and celebration complete with a barbecue cook-off, children’s activities, a car and bike show and live music.

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