Watauga Mayor to Proclaim June 19, 2019 as JUNETEENTH
June 19th has been celebrated by the African-American community for over 150 years in the South and Southwest. Juneteenth, celebrated on June 19, is the name given to Emancipation Day by African-Americans in Texas.
In recognition of the importance of this day to African-Americans, the Watauga Mayor, Art Miner, will be issuing a Proclamation declaring the 19th of June as JUNETEENTH in Watauga during a ceremony on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. in the lobby of Watauga City Hall, 7105 Whitley Road, Watauga, TX 76148. All interested parties are invited to attend.