Tag: Juneteenth

Newport Juneteenth Celebration – June 15, 2024

Rhode Island Slave History Medallions (RISHM) invites the public to attend a free, family-friendly celebration of our new national holiday, Juneteenth (Freedom Day) that will be held Saturday, June 15th from 11 AM – 4 PM at Eisenhower Park on historic Washington Square.

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Juneteenth at Casey Farm

Historic New England’s Casey Farm is located on the ancestral homeland of the Narragansett people. By 1755, soon after this house was built, 19% of people in South County were enslaved.

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Dewolf Juneteenth ceremony

Juneteenth Weekend, DeWolf Tavern, Bristol, Monday June 21, 2021

On June 21, at the DeWolf Tavern, DeWolf family descendants, Dain and Constance Perry screened the documentary “Traces of Trade, a film tracing their journey back to African with nine of the DeWolf family members willing to tell the story of their forefathers, the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history.

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