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Bull Run Church and Harris Cemetery Juneteenth Celebration

June 17, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for our Second Annual Juneteenth celebration! We’ll recognize the largest private emancipation of the enslaved, commemorate the cemetery where many of the freed are interred, and visit the site where blacks and whites worshiped as early as 1775.

Hear an inspirational message by our guest speaker, Bishop Brett Fuller, Washington Commanders Chaplain and founder of Grace Covenant Church.

Come hear the story of Robert Carter Ill’s emancipation of 500 enslaved people in the 1790s and the freed community at this site. Bull Run had one of the earliest Baptist Churches in the region and its cemetery. More about the incredible and inspirational story of the people who once lived and died at this forested location behind the Atlantis Waterpark can be viewed in the following video

There will also be a Black Expo, a children’s activity, and recognition of descendants of Henry and Jemima Harris and Robert Carter III in attendance.



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June 17, 2023
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Peace Lutheran Church
(703) 354-5233
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