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Juneteenth-National Independence Day (Office Closed)

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June 19, 2023

All Day

Category: Holidays

Commemorates the emancipation of enslaved people in the US.

The holiday was first celebrated in Texas, where on that date in 1865, in the aftermath of the Civil War, enslaved people were declared free under the terms of the 1862 Emancipation Proclamation.