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 Monumentwith 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
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
Please bring a blanket or chair to park for lawn seating.
For more information, please contact the park at (540) 721-2094.
Facebook page here.
"Character, not circumstances, makes the man." --Booker T. Washington
View Larger Map
ISN'T IT TIME FOR A BLUE RIDGE DAY Y'ALL?