Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Park

The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is observing Juneteenth with two free presentations.Ranger Layton Carr will lead a discussion at 11 a.m. Saturday about Abraham Lincoln’s legacy in pushing for emancipation and how that led to the formation of Juneteenth, the National Park Service said in a statement.In the afternoon, Kentucky Humanities Council Chautauqua performer Virgil Covington Jr. will portray William Wells Brown in a living history presentation “How I Got My Name,” according to a statement.

Source: MG News

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