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Juneteenth at the Staten Island Museum

Saturday, June 19, 2021, 1:00 pm4:00 pm


Saturday, June 19, 2021
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Free Admission All Day

Join historian Debbie-Ann Paige and the Staten Island Museum in a celebration of Juneteenth. Learn about how the Staten Island African American Heritage Tour can bring Staten Island’s Black History right to your fingertips. Take a curator-led tour of Women of the Nation Arise! and learn from the stories of Drusilla Poole and Florence Spearing Randolph how Black suffragists claimed space in the fight for women’s right to vote.

Staten Island African American Heritage Tour Introduction at 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, and 4:00pm
Exhibition tours at 1:30pm, 2:30pm and 3:30pm

Explore the Juneteenth Freedom Festival at Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden.

Florence Spearing Randolph and Drusilla Poole

Florence Spearing Randolph and Drusilla Poole