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Juneteenth at Comanche Crossing

Doris Hollis Pemberton

Juneteenth at Comanche Crossing

by Doris Hollis Pemberton

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Published by Eakin Publications in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Limestone County (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • Limestone County.
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Texas -- Limestone County.,
    • African Americans -- Texas -- History.,
    • Juneteenth -- Texas -- Limestone County.,
    • Limestone County (Tex.) -- History.,
    • Texas -- History, Local.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDoris Hollis Pemberton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF392.L54 P45 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 332 p. :
      Number of Pages332
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3788956M
      ISBN 100890153736
      LC Control Number81066507
      OCLC/WorldCa9530143

        Booker T. Washington Park located in Limestone County was designated by the Texas Historical Commission as a Historic Site which serves as a celebration ground for the annual 19th of June festivities, and amusement park that accommodates churches, schools, clubs, and other family and community activities on an availability basis.   This tab includes books available at the library used for genealogical research. Juneteenth Books-Nonfiction Search this Guide Search. Juneteenth: Books-Nonfiction. This guide covers the various resources available regarding the Juneteenth yearly celebration. Juneteenth at Comanche Crossing by Doris H. Pemberton. Call Number: TX

        For generations, black people from all over north-central Texas have flocked to Booker T. Washington Park on June 19 for the joyous observance of a holiday, marked only in to Texas, called Juneteenth.   Known as Comanche Crossing, it was purchased at the turn of the century by Echols` family and other descendants of black slaves from Limestone County to celebrate J or Juneteenth-the.

      All three had been out at Comanche Crossing, on the shore of Lake Mexia, celebrating the day, June 19th, , when a Union general named Gordon Granger arrived in .   Those workers celebrated for days along the banks of the Navasota River, just 2½ miles downstream of the Comanche Crossing site, according to “Juneteenth at Comanche Crossing,” a history by.


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All three had been out at Comanche Crossing, on the shore of Lake Mexia, celebrating the day, June 19th,when a Union general named Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston with the news that.

Juneteenth at Comanche Crossing by Doris Hollis Pemberton,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Juneteenth Juneteenth at Comanche Crossing book Limestone County has gathered "thousands" to be with families and friends.

At one t African Americans gathered at Booker T. Washington Park, known more popularly as Comanche Crossing, for the event. One of the most important parts of the Limestone celebration is the recollection of family history, both under slavery and.

Mexia’s celebration, the longest-running in the state, takes place at Booker T. Washington Park just west of town in a spot formerly known at Comanche Crossing. The original thirty acres of the.

The 19th of June Organization was chartered in and received the title to 18 acres of the park. Commonly referred to as Comanche Crossing, that land has hosted Juneteenth festivities for nearly years.

“Come hell or high water, there will always be Juneteenth at Comanche Crossing,” the saying goes. According to a article written for the Texas Observer by author Johnathan Coleman, the teenagers were at Comanche Crossing, which rests on the shore of Lake Mexia, for the Juneteenth celebration.

Juneteenth Juneteenth, celebrated on J is the name given to Emancipation Day by African Americans in Texas. On that day in Union Major-General Gordon Granger read General Order No. 3 to the people of Galveston. It stated: "The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United.

On the night of the arrest, the teenagers were at Comanche Crossing, which rests on the shore of Lake Mexia, for the Juneteenth celebration, marking the day. Juneteenth at Comanche Crossing. [Doris Hollis Pemberton] Home.

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WASHINGTON PARK The Emancipation Proclamation was read at the Logan Stroud farm on J For years, gatherings were held at a site known as Comanche Crossing to celebrate what became known as Juneteenth. The Mexia oil boom provided financial gain for property owners in the area.

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Austin, Tex.: Eakin Publications. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Pemberton, Doris Hollis, Juneteenth At Comanche Crossing. Juneteenth Fun - City of Fort Worth, TX June 18 - Juneteenth parade at 7p.m at 1st and Jones streets; ends at Tarrant County Convention Center, where other activities will begin.

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The 19th of June Organization was chartered in and received the title to 18 acres of the park. Commonly referred to as Comanche Crossing, that land has hosted Juneteenth festivities for nearly years. “Come hell or high water, there will always be Juneteenth at Comanche Crossing,” the saying goes.

Juneteenth at Comanche Crossing. Austin: Eakin, []. First edition. Inscribed by Pemberton. Octavo. Publisher's binding and dust jacket. Author's. She wrote a book, "Juneteenth at Comanche Crossing," ina history and reminiscences of people and places in her native Limestone County.

Doris Pemberton died in Houston in Mayand was buried at the Paradise Cemetery. Reference: Dallas Express, Septem Houston Chronicle, to be a Journalist or Reporter. Juneteenth At Comanche Crossing. Public Hosted by Dorothy Medlock Touchstone. clock. Wednesday, J at AM CDT.

More than a year ago. pin. Booker T Washington Emancipation Proclamation Park. Groesbeck, Texas Show Map. Hide Map. Park. Get Directions. 42 Went 29 Interested.Pemberton, Doris H. Juneteenth at Comanche Crossing.

(Austin: Eakin Publications, ). Simond, Ada D. Mae Dee and her Family Join the Juneteenth Celebration. (Austin: Stevenson Press, ). Sobré, Judith Berg, "Juneteenth: 'They Are What They Deserve to Be, Free'," in her San Antonio on Parade: Six Historic Festivals.

(College Station.Mexia Juneteenth and the spread of Juneteenth around the world of the emancipation proclamation at a site called Comanche Crossing.

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