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NAACP Allegany County Branch Unit #7007

Juneteenth Celebration, Noon-5pm, June 19th

Join up for the Juneteenth Celebration in Cumberland, at Canal Place Festival Grounds, commemorating the final liberation of enslaved Americans with a music festival. Along with the music of Joe Keyes & the Late Bloomer Band, Project 4 Life, New Chapter, Black Guy Fawkes, Souls Won Ministries and Divine Excellence, there will be 30 Black Business Vendors and a Health Fair. Food Vendors include: Fat Bottom Grille, Stephens City Diner, Good Carma Catering and Allegania.

Prior to the events happening at Canal Place join in for the following Juneteenth events:

6am for a Virtual Meditation

9am – Remembrance Ceremony: Allegany County Lynching Truth and Reconciliation

11am- March for Justice (meet at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Washington Street)


Enjoy your day but please heed all Maryland Covid-19 practices by social distancing, wearing a mask and using hand sanitizer if you are unvaccinated. The public bathrooms will be open for use and to allow for frequent hand washing as well.


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