“America We Want to Be” Conversation Guide

Living Room Conversations , United States

When the Declaration of Independence was written, not everyone was included in the famous statement about “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.” Our promise is bright and our past […]

Celebrating the U.S. Army’s Birthday

National Veterans Memorial and Museum 300 W Broad St, Columbus, OH, United States

To celebrate the U.S. Army's 249th birthday, we’re offering $5 admission to the Museum June 14-16. In addition to discounted admission, we'll have plenty of hands-on experiences available including a […]

$5

Cooking in the Quarters

Barrington Plantation 23100 Barrington Ln., Washington, TX, United States

Enslaved women and men, such as Mary, Jerry, Willis, and Jake, were an integral part of the full story of Barrington. Cooking a hot meal after a hard day of […]

$7

Exploring the Declaration – Civic Season Kick-Off Event

American Philosophical Society 104 South 5th St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Saturday, June 15th from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. ET Join the APS for this Civic Season Kick-Off as we learn about the Declaration of Independence and reflect on what it means […]

A Slice of History

Living History Farms 11121 Hickman Road, Urbandale, IA, United States

Join us for a pizza party celebrating civic participation! Saturday, June 15 • Noon–1 p.m. Free pizza with General Admission while supplies last TEACHERS ADMITTED FREE ALL DAY! Tour Living […]

$19

Juneteenth Sunrise Service with Nikki Giovanni

Colonial Williamsburg, Market Square Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA, United States

To commemorate the triumphant spirit of the African American journey, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation will host its second annual Juneteenth Sunrise Service on Sunday morning, June 16, at 6 a.m. […]

Meet Darryl Reeves, Master Blacksmith

Colonial Williamsburg, Public Armoury Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA, United States

Join us on Juneteenth at the Public Armory for talks and demonstrations by Master Blacksmith Darryl Reeves, a third-generation metal worker and owner of Andrew's Welding & Blacksmith Shop in […]

Portraying the Ancestors Panel Discussion

Hennage Auditorium 301 S. Nassau Street, Williamsburg, VA, United States

Join us for an insightful panel discussion where we delve into the complexities and challenges of portraying enslaved women in historical narratives. Moderated by storyteller and historic interpreter Sheila Arnold, […]

$6 – $14.99

Slice of History

Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center 450 W Ohio St, Indianapolis, IN, United States

Calling Gen-Z! Get ready for a FREE democratic pizza party at the Indiana History Center. Dive into the heart of responsible citizenship as we unravel the individual’s vital role in […]

Freedom Making in Williamsburg Conversation

Kimball Theatre Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA, United States

The Williamsburg Bray School Initiative will host a conversation to explore how which individuals made freedom for themselves in Williamsburg, past and present. Meet with descendants, historians, and other community […]

Freedom Before Emancipation: Family Day for Juneteenth

George Washington’s Mount Vernon 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hig, Mount Vernon, VA, United States

Discover how enslaved men and women at Mount Vernon defined their agency and the legacies they left behind. Join Mount Vernon from 10:00am-3:30pm June 19, 20, 21, and 22 to […]

$15 – $28

Juneteenth Celebration with Free Museum Admission

National Constitution Center 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Juneteenth marks our country’s second Independence Day. Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, over two years […]