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Celebrate Juneteenth


Sat 06 / 17 / 2023
12:00 PM to 7:00 PM


CAACO (Cheverly African American Community Organization and Town of Cheverly, 6401 Forest, Cheverly, MD 20785

Who can attend

Members and Volunteers

Limited Capacity: 100 spots available


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(From the June 2021 Cheverly Town Proclamation: WHEREAS, Texas was the last Confederate territory reached by the Union Army.  On June 18, 1865, almost 2 1⁄2 years later, Major General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas with 1800 troops. On June 19, 1865 he issued general Order Number 3 announcing the end of both the Civil War and slavery: )

CAACO and the Town of Cheverly presents a day in history!  The celebration starts at noon out front at Cheverly Town Hall, 6401 Forest RD, Cheverly, MD  20785.   Learn about the Juneteenth history and enjoy the festivities that we  have for you: Buffalo Soldiers flag raising ceremony, food, vendors, raffles, live performances & more.  

Use the direct eventbrite link below, click "get tickets". Tickets for the event are free!  You may also contact Barbara Brown, CAACO President at  or call  her at 202-670-6418.  Share this information with your family, friends, co-workers, and neighbors.

Cheverly Village members wishing to attend may request a ride by calling the Cheverly Village Coordinator. Please register with us as a way of letting us know of your interest in the posted activities. Celebrate community!