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Celebrate Juneteenth at Custis Square!

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Open to the Public

Join us for Juneteenth at the Custis Square archaeological site!

Take a tour of the archaeological site and learn about Pompey, Alice, Jack, and the other enslaved men, women, and children who lived and worked at Custis Square. Talk with archaeologists as they work to understand how the landscape at Custis Square reflects the presence and contributions of enslaved people. Stay to meet Peter, an enslaved man who liberated himself from John Custis IV and made his way to parts unknown in 1745. Hear him reflect on his time at Custis Square and the paradox of leaving everything behind to gain his freedom.

Free flow exploration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Guided tours begin at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Conversations with Peter begin at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. 

This community event is open to the public. Weather dependent. 

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Celebrate Juneteenth at Custis Square!

Custis Square Archaeology Project

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