Our Hometown: Daughters of Mary Magdalene present annual Juneteenth Festival

This Saturday, June 17, the Daughters of Mary Magdalene presents its 2017 Juneteenth Festival at Savannah’s 38th Street Park.

The day recognizes June 19, 1865 — when Texas, the last state to abolish slavery, emancipated its slaves.

The family event begins at 11 am and includes: free food, a bouncy house for the kids, educational information and entertainment.

For more information, contact Marilyn Jackson at: 912-412-4851 or Ivan Cohen at: 912-428-3335.

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