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Jun 17 2023


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm



A Juneteenth Community Tell

Everyone plays a part in this interactive dramatic reading of the “Jerry Rescue,” written and told by storyteller, writer, and artist, Vanessa Johnson, to honor Juneteenth.

Recommended Audiences: 4th grade – Adult.

From Vanessa Johnson’s website:

“On October 1, 1851, the People of Syracuse New York broke William “Jerry” Henry out of Jail. “Jerry” Escaped from Slavery and was living in Syracuse. Abolitionists and other Sympathetic citizens helped get “Jerry” to Freedom in Canada.

Follow the events of this Historic Day, and Lend your voice to this Interactive Re-Enactment! Age Appropriate Scripts and Props for Groups of 20 – 500 will be provided, with the guidance of Griot Vanessa Johnson in this Community Re-Enactment.”


Main Street, Livingston Manor (behind RM Farm Real Estate)


Family Friendly
Livingston Manor Library


Livingston Manor Library
(845) 439-5440

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