Bush Library and Museum Presents Juneteenth Historical Storytelling Program

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum joins the Bryan-College Station community in celebrating Juneteenth with the annual Freedom Walk and a historical storytelling program June 13 at the George Bush Presidential Library Center at Texas A&M University.

The Juneteenth Celebration begins at 9 a.m. with the Freedom Walk, open to members of the community age 6 and up. The walk starts at the City of College Station - Lincoln Recreation Center at 1000 Eleanor Street, College Station, Texas 77840, and travels about two miles to the Bush Library and Museum.

From 10:30-11:30 a.m. the Bush Library and Museum presents an educational storytelling program "Freedom's Legacy: The Spirit of Uhuru – Saying it and Doing it!" performed by Elizabeth Kahura at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center.

For free storytelling reservations contact the Bush Library and Museum Education Department by email at bush.education@nara.gov or call (979) 691-4006. Download a program flier at http://ow.ly/ly844.

"It is gratifying to unite in community solidarity to honor Juneteenth's values of personal freedom and supporting individual talents," said Bush Library and Museum Director of Education Dr. Shirley Hammond. "We invite everyone in the community to join in the 11th annual Juneteenth Celebration Freedom Walk and historical storytelling program with Elizabeth Kahura."

The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum presents the Juneteenth Celebration program in partnership with the City of College Station - Lincoln Recreation Center, City of Bryan - Neal Recreation Center, North Bryan Community Center, Boys & Girls Club of Brazos Valley, Brazos Valley African American Museum and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University is part of the National Archives and Records Administration's Presidential Libraries system. For more information, visit bushlibrary.tamu.edu.

Media Contact:
Will King 
Marketing and Communications Director
George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
(979) 691-4069
will.king@nara.gov

SOURCE George Bush Presidential Library and Museum



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