Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

Northeast Times | October 18, 2021

Scroll to top

Top

Watauga Mayor to Proclaim June 19, 2019 as JUNETEENTH

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.