Just Added to “Cultural & Natural Resource Directory”: Emancipation Park

Photo Source: Emancipationconservatory.org Added Emancipation Park (Houston, TX) to the “Cultural & Natural Resource Directory” On June 19, 1865 word was finally received in Houston, Texas that slaves were freed with the Jan 1, 1863 signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. From there, June 19 became an annual day of commemoration. African Americans were banned from … More Just Added to “Cultural & Natural Resource Directory”: Emancipation Park