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By: Claude

Claude's Pick

Catch some history this weekend as the Emancipation Proclamation and the Juneteenth General Order No. 3 will be on display at the National Archives in DC for the first time in 2 and a half years. They'll be on display the entire Juneteenth weekend... with extended hours Saturday - Monday. Get more information by clicking here.

 

Jerry's Pick

Here’s an event where you can celebrate dad and Juneteenth at the same time. The Sully Historic Sight in Chantilly, Virginia and this weekend they’re having a 350 classic cars including a take-apart Model T Ford demo.  They’ll have live music from two bands and lots of activities for kids.   There’s also a flea market and food venors.  You can tour the historic house with your admission ticket. 

They’ll also have stories about Sully’s historic past as we commemorate Juneteenth including tours of the 18th century slave quarter area.  You can learn the meaning of Juneteenth and why we remember it.  You can also learn about little-known black inventors and patent holders of the late 19th and early 20th century and their contributions to American transportation.  

Tickets are$12 adults, $10 seniors and $8 for children. Trophies will be awarded at 3 p.m. 

Sully Historic Site is located at 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly, Virginia. For more information, visit Sully Historic Site; or call 703-437-1794. 

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