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Observing Juneteenth: More Black History of Everglades City

June 20 | 2:00 pm 3:00 pm

105 Broadway Ave W
Everglades City, 34139 United States
(239) 252-5026

Museum Manager Thomas Lockyear will reprise his “Black History of Everglades City” talk on the day after Juneteenth – with the addition of new discoveries and expanded information. Mr. Lockyear will share the recently revealed story of one of the town earliest residents: a Civil War Veteran who served in the 34th Colored Infantry and discuss the significant though often overlooked contributions made to the region’s history by African American residents of the greater Everglades City area.

Several black children in white choir robes