Emancipation Day: A Juneteenth Event

  • 11121 Hickman Road | Urbandale, IA 50322
  • Dates: June 10, 2023
  • Location: Living History Farms
  • Start/End Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Price: All activities included with General Admission
  • Overview

    Explore the Black experience in Iowa’s history!

    Gain a better understanding of the legacy and hope of emancipation and explore the Black experience in Iowa from early farmsteads through the 20th-century fight for civil rights. The day will open with a reading of the Emancipation Proclamation and will include presentations, performances, and hands-on activities at our historic sites.

    The day will end with a Historic Baseball game played by 1876 rules.