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Juneteenth: Past, Present, Future. Community Walk & (UN)Known Project Site Dedication

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Date: Saturday, June 19
FREE

Event Schedule:

Doors open at 11:30am
Noon
Poetry & Performances at Roots 101 followed by A Journey In Our Footprints Walk:
Roots 101 African American Museum -124 N 1st St. A Journey in Our Footprints Walk to (Un)Known Project site will begin around 12:45pm [0.8 mile walk with stops along the way]

1:30
(Un)Known Project Site Dedication and Libation Ceremony:
Between 9th and 10th on the Louisville Waterfront. [Free Parking at end of 10th St adjacent to site]

This bench is composed of a limestone seat, a black granite back, and a chain with broken links. The back is sandblasted with a drawn head that becomes a stand-in portrait for the escaped enslaved person, as well as text describing the UnKnown project. Rugged edges reference the arduous nature of the escape. The seat is limestone, 18” high, with a rounded front edge for comfort and texture to complement the rough edges of the granite. The bench is 60” wide, 16” deep and approximately 36” high. The chain will be a large galvanized (standard finish) linked chain whose links are welded together and welded to the frame. The chain and all other steel structural elements will be powder-coated with a rust color for a long, low maintenance life.

10:30am-5pm
COVID-19 Vaccine Micro-Site – No appointment needed!
Location: Louisville Waterfront and 4th St. – Vaccines are FREE and NO health insurance is required.

For more information, visit: Unknownprojectky.com

 

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Date:
June 19
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Louisville, KY United States