Emancipation March

Experience the moment Juneteenth was birthed. Take part in the historic reenactment march to the Galveston Courthouse to hear General Order No. 3; declaring "all slaves are free!"

Emancipation March Reenactment

  • 5:45PM - Leave to assemble at the Old Galveston Customs and Court House
  • Town Crier by Tanya Debose
  • Reading of General Order No. 3 by The Buffalo Soldiers
  • Emancipation march to Reedy Chapel
  • Followed by an emancipation service