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Essex Vermont - Juneteenth Celebration 20 May 2022 ( news )
Essex , state Vermont ( By Press Release office)
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June 19 , 2022
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Fort Ethan Allen Parade Grounds
This year ' s Juneteenth will celebrate the history of the Buffalo Soldiers ' tour duty at the Fort from 1909 - 1913 along with Vermont Proposal 2 , an Amendment on the November 2022 ballot that would add language to the Vermont Constitution saying , slavery and indentured servitude in any form are prohibited . Currently ,
Vermont is the only state that has a constitutional provision permitting involuntary servitude to pay a debt , damage , fine , or cost .
Join your neighbors for live entertainment , food , and fun! Watch for further details leading up to the day of the event .
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