Harriet Tubman

More than 500 celebrate Juneteenth at Hosanna School and Museum

More than 500 celebrate Juneteenth at Hosanna School and Museum

From Hosanna School Museum:

As part of its 150th anniversary, Hosanna School Museum held a Juneteenth celebration festival on Saturday, June 17.

Juneteenth is a nationally recognized day that commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States and celebrates African American history and culture.

More than 500 visitors attended Saturday's celebration at Hosanna.

Among the day's highlights were standing-room only living history presentations by re-enactors Brittany Martin portraying Edmonia Highgate, the first teacher at Hosanna, and Janice Curtis Greene, who portrayed Harriet Tubman, a former slave and abolitionist. A group of Buffalo...

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