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Sundown Towns of Ohio: A Juneteenth Celebration.

  • Bethany Presbyterian Church 206 North Garfield Avenue Columbus, OH, 43203 United States (map)

This is a commemoration of Juneteenth, the date when the formerly enslaved learned belatedly of their freedom granted under the Emancipation Proclamation. In "Lest We Forget: Sun Down Towns of Ohio"  Julialyne Walker shows how Ohio residents used dejure and defacto means to exclude African American residents from living in many local towns and communities. This event is suitable for high school, college students and adults.