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Posted on: June 8, 2023

Marietta History Center Hosts Juneteenth Cemetery Walking Tour

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June 8, 2023



MARIETTA - Celebrate the 158th anniversary of the full emancipation of enslaved African Americans with the Marietta History Center. This walking tour through the Marietta City Cemetery will be led by History Center Director, Amy Reed, and will highlight African Americans buried here who were enslaved or who became leaders in our black community fighting for equality and civil rights. 

This is a rain or shine event. The tour is conducted over gravel and uneven pathways, so please plan accordingly. The tour begins at the white house located at the center of the Cemetery.

Tickets can be purchased through the Museum’s online store, which can be found on our website You can also find the link on our Facebook page.  

MHC Mission: We ignite curiosity in Marietta’s History by connecting people through compelling stories and engaging experiences. For more information, call 770-794-5710 or visit

When: Monday, June 19th, 2023

Time: 6:00 pm

Where: Marietta City Cemetery, 420 West Atlanta Street, Marietta, GA 30064

Cost: $15 per ticket. Free for MHC Members (please call to reserve space)

Capacity: Tours are limited to 25 people each. 

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