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Local 'living museum' to host virtual Juneteenth celebration

Posted at 4:58 AM, Jun 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-16 04:58:35-04

MUMFORD, N.Y. (WKBW) — Communities around Western New York are beginning to celebrate Juneteenth.

Wednesday, the Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford is hosting a "virtual field trip" event to explore how African American New Yorkers would have celebrated the end of slavery in the United States.

The event will feature a demonstration on preparing a feast on a wood-burning stove, and family-friendly how-to demonstrations on making treats like strawberry pie and sweet tea.

You can register for the event by clicking here.