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We are excited to offer local residents FREE ADMISSION to the Jepson Center and Telfair Academy on Saturdays and Sundays through August 28!

Counties included: Chatham, Bryan, Effingham, and Liberty (Georgia), and Beaufort and Jasper (South Carolina)
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Join us at the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters for a special program led by Vaughnette Goode-Walker and Jamal Toure in celebration of Juneteenth followed by tours of the site. Storytelling sessions begin at 6:00pm and 7:00pm followed by tours at 6:30pm and 7:30pm.

*This event is sold out. 

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Juneteenth Free Family Day with Activities

June 18 at 10am5pm Jepson Center
Juneteenth Family Day at the Jepson Center returns with a libation ceremony, drumming and an appearance by the African Spirit at 1pm. From 1-4pm, the museum will offer hands on art making activities for families as well as artist demonstrations of Gullah/Geechee basket making by Gregory Grant and dollmaking by artist Theresa Martin.
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Juneteenth Lecture

June 16 at 6pm Jepson Center
Dr. Dorsey will discuss how Black men and women of the Georgia low country successfully met the challenge of beginning life as freed people in the wake of the American Civil War.  In analyzing their actions, the story of first freedom explores the true meaning of liberty as understood by the newly emancipated.
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Juneteenth Free Family Day with Activities

June 18 at 10am5pm Jepson Center
Juneteenth Family Day at the Jepson Center returns with a libation ceremony, drumming and an appearance by the African Spirit at 1pm. From 1-4pm, the museum will offer hands on art making activities for families as well as artist demonstrations of Gullah/Geechee basket making by Gregory Grant and dollmaking by artist Theresa Martin.
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Juneteenth Lecture

June 16 at 6pm Jepson Center
Dr. Dorsey will discuss how Black men and women of the Georgia low country successfully met the challenge of beginning life as freed people in the wake of the American Civil War.  In analyzing their actions, the story of first freedom explores the true meaning of liberty as understood by the newly emancipated.