Cape Ready To Observe Juneteenth

Juneteenth celebrations will be taking place across the Cape on Wednesday.

The June 19th holiday will be celebrated at the Aptuxcet Trading Post Museum in Bourne with a family picnic and reading of the 1852 Frederick Douglass speech "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?"

In Barnstable, a celebration will take place in the courtyard of the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum on Main Street.

Falmouth will hold several events throughout the day including a community celebration in its great hall on Main Street and a screening of "The Color Purple" at the Woods Hole Public Library

(Photo by MARK FELIX/AFP via Getty Images)


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