The Fifth Annual Libation Ceremony will be Thursday, August 8 at 8.30am at Freedmen’s Mission Historic Cemetery adjacent to Knoxville College. The Libation Ceremony is open to the public and is a one-hour memorial tribute to original slaves, freed August 8, 1863, that are buried in this historic cemetery. Mr. Ned Arter, Great-Great Grandson of former slave Samuel Johnson who was emancipated on August 8, 1863, will be our special guest.
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1927 Dandridge Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37915
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Closed Due To COVID-19 Through April 4, 2020 - Will Monitor Status & Update Re-Opening Schedule as Information is Available.
November 26, 27 & 28, 2020
December 24,2019 Thru
January 1, 2021
Our museum is open during the following hours:
Tuesday - Saturday
10:00AM - 6:00PM
In the event of inclement weather we operate on the Knox County School Schedule. Please See knoxschools.org.
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