24 | Judge Eddie E. Harrison Juneteenth Heritage Celebration at Washington-on-the-Brazos




Included with admission


Washington-on-the-Brazos | Park Rd 12, Washington, TX 77880

Juneteenth Heritage Celebration DETAILS

From the organizer:

Washington on the Brazos is proud to celebrate Juneteenth as a part of Washington County’s long history of marking the end of slavery in Texas.

This year the event will focus on the legacy of the Black Cowboy in Texas. We will have great presentations of cowboy artifacts and skills, bands, vendors, food, genealogy workshop and even a frontier baseball game!

For more information call 936-878-2214, or email Tynan.Shadle@thc.texas.gov.

This event is dedicated to the memory of Judge Eddie E. Harrison who pioneered the now annual commemoration in 2017 and who’s legacy looms large over the entirety of Washington County and the Brazos Valley.

Schedule of Events:
10:00 Welcome Program with a Keynote Address by Fred Marshall.
10:45 Performance by the Mt Rose Men’s Chorus
11:30-12:30 Presentation by Melissa Thibodeaux, Henrietta Williams Foster reenactment
1:00-2:30 Performance by the Fantasy Band
2:30-4:30 Frontier Baseball Game/Trap Ball

All day

  • Genealogy Workshop
  • Cowboy Camp (Black Cowboy Museum)
  • Buffalo Calf
  • Design your own brand (Kids)
  • Take home a brand (all ages)
  • PVAMU Fun Day
  • Mance Lipscomb Clothes Exhibit, SOTR Museum
  • Buffalo Soldier’s Artifacts in our Saddlebags, Period Games
  • The Cooking General (Kenneth Armstead)

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