Celebrate the 150th Juneteenth at the David Ruggles Center
Open House • Saturday, June 20, 2015 • 2 to 8 pm
Walking Tour at 3 pm • Ringing Cosmian Bell at 3:45 pm
Spirit of the Hills Choral Performance at 4:30 pm
The walking tour leaves at 3 pm from the David Ruggles Center at 225 Nonotuck Street.
“Florence has emerged as one of the most important Northeast locations for the interpretation of African Americans’ cause for freedom. Establishing an historical education center on Nonotuck Street will serve to deepen the experience of students, teachers and the general public.”
-Neil Larson, President Larson Fisher Associates, Inc. Historic Preservation and Planning Associates
David Ruggles Center Pre-opening Celebration May 24, 2009