Johnson House

(Detail of a lithographic version of the Emancipation Proclamation by Charles Shober of Chicago.)

Local Residents Celebrate 148th Anniversary Of Juneteenth, Emancipation Day

Juneteenth, or Emancipation Day, takes place on June 19th, but Saturday folks are celebrating the 148th anniversary of the holiday in Germantown.


(Photo provided by the African American Museum in Philadelphia)

Local Organizations Celebrating The End Of Slavery With Juneteenth Events

Juneteenth, the observance of the end of slavery in America, will be celebrated at a number of venues throughout Philadelphia this weekend.


Jazz in the Garden Event in Germantown

A special event scheduled for August 7th will raise funds for one of Philadelphia’s historic homes.