Sunday, June 10, 2012

Celebrate Freedom!

Booker T Washington National Monument in Hardy VA - Celebrate Freedom at the Juneteenth Event, June 16, 2012

Booker T Washington birthplace is here in Franklin County 

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. SAT JUNE 16, 2012 FREE at Booker T. Washington National Monument
with performances by the following musical groups:
  • National Recording Artist’s Keith “Wonderboy” Johnson 
  • Also featuring The Gospel Legends
  • The Ministers of Music, Milton Hardy, Appointed Messengers and other local gospel groups
All programs are free!!!!


Participate in the moving re-creation of the moment Washington took his first breath of freedom. 

"IF THIS AIN'T CHURCH I DON'T KNOW WHAT IS!"--Your innkeeper

Event includes a gospel concert starting at 11 a.m. with a children’s village and food vendors. Vendors will have fish, chicken, hot dogs, cakes, ice cream and more available for purchase.
Please bring a blanket or chair to park for lawn seating.
For more information, please contact the park at (540) 721-2094. 

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"Character, not circumstances, makes the man." --Booker T. Washington

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